History Researcher

Organization Details
Organization Name: Fort Dauphin Museum Inc.
Address: Box 181-140 Jackson St
Dauphin MB  R7N 2V1
Website: https://fortdauphinmuseum.wordpress.com/
Organizational Description: Discover what it was like to live like one of the early pioneers, attend school in a one-room schoolhouse, look through fossils that date back to prehistoric times!
Explore what it was like for Peter Fidler, early pioneers and fur traders in the Dauphin area.
The wooden palisade that surrounds the Fort Dauphin Museum lets you decide what century you're in.
Walk through history with a tour of our buildings. Imagine what it would be like to be a child among 14 siblings in a one-room pioneer log house. Take classes at the one-room Sandringham School like children in the prairies used to.
Discover what's hiding under the surface at the Parkland Archaeological Laboratory. We've catalogued over 80,000 artifacts!
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: From time to time Fort Dauphin Museum is looking for a volunteer to help research families and photographs in their collections.
Skills Required: Good communication skills
Good organizational skills
Good computer skills
Ability to learn Past Perfect Software for entry of new artifacts and their history.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Location of volunteer opportunity: Parkland
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Phone: 204-638-6630
In Person
Closing Date: Dec 25, 2020