Museum Exhibit Volunteer

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Position description: 

The Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society is a volunteer driven non-profit organization that operates Port Coquitlam’s only museum and archives and is dedicated to celebrating and preserving Port Coquitlam’s diverse heritage and culture.


We are seeking creative, energetic volunteers to assist with the creation and setup of our museum exhibitions.


Working under the direction of the Society’s Museum Coordinator and the Exhibits and Displays Committee, the Museum Exhibit Volunteer will:

  • Contribute to and assist with the creative aspects of exhibit concept design
  • Assist with the research and editing of all written exhibit content
  • Assist with the exhibit takedown and construction process
  • Other exhibit related duties as requested
  • Creative, fun, and imaginative
  • Very reliable and punctual
  • Strong research skills, and a high level of computer literacy
  • Able to work independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills, and high attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Able to lift and carry boxes and supplies up to 20 lbs, and able to climb ladders and reach overhead
Role is suitable for: 
Additional Information: 


  • Be part of a social, appreciative environment where you can get immersed in community focused heritage and culture
  • An opportunity to share your talents, knowledge, stories, and experiences
  • An excellent opportunity for hands on experience and portfolio building
  • The opportunity to develop or enhance valuable career focused skills and network building
  • The chance to receive career mentorship, including but not limited to ongoing support, feedback, and network building
  • Reference letter upon request
How to apply: 
Please e-mail a pdf cover letter and resume
Contact person: 
Kelly Brown, Manager and Curator
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Cause Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Education & Research
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
5 Mar 2019
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives
2248 McAllister Avenue
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 2A5
Last Updated: February 16, 2019
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