Museum Events and Public Programs

Organization Details
Organization Name: Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada
Address: 2088 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3H 1C5
Organizational Description: The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada is a non-profit dedicated to preserving the history of aviation in Western Canada. Showcasing 27 aircraft and many unique artefacts presented from a story-driven approach, the museum is designed to educate, inspire and entertain.

RAMWC seeks to honor and commemorate the history of Indigenous Peoples and aviation in Western Canada while engaging with the complex history of travel, trade and relationships in this place. It is committed to the calls to actions of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and facilitating a safe place for reconciliation to occur.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5200
Description of Duties:

Assist the Visitor Experience team with a variety of events and program such as Spring Break Activities, Open Cock-pit and visiting aircraft days, and Preservation Ball in November. Duties may include:

- Greeting and interacting with guests

- Providing information about the museum's exhibits

- Doing family activities

- Set-up and preparation of events

Skills Required:

- Excellent interpersonal skills--a real people person

- Enjoys interacting with diverse groups

- An interest in aviation

- Problem solving skills

- If volunteering with children, the results of a vulnerable sector search are required

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

- Working in a not for profit organization

- Customer service roles

- Public relation roles

- Educational assistant roles

- Tourism and hospitality roles

Age: 16-17, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Volunteers sign-up for shifts, usually 3 to 4 hours in length. The expectation is 25 volunteers hours or more per year.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Jun 30, 2024