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Gallery Attendant

Position Title: Gallery Attendance for Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters 

Department: Programing

Report to: Public Program Coordinator

Time Commitment

6 hours per week, Monday – Friday or on weekends, available for the duration of the exhibition (July 1st 2016 – February 20th 2017)

Exhibition Description

Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters explores some of the world's most powerful natural disasters: tornadoes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes. Volunteers will assist visitors in navigating the space and provide additional information about the exhibition.

Volunteer Description

  • Provide support to Interpreters (THEMUSEUM floor-staff), Docents and Exhibit Animators by helping with crowd-control, customer/visitor-service, and assisting with our public programs
  • Public-facing role, expected to be able to converse and answer questions about the exhibitions and displays
  • Lead exhibition-specific programming & demonstrations in the exhibition space.
  • May have the opportunity to assist with dialogues, at both THEMUSEUM and off-site locations

Skills and Experience

  • Proactive, driven, and a great communicator
  • Demonstrated ease while speaking and interacting with the general public
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to jump into the role and provide help where needed
  • Fast learner; able to quickly learn specific information regarding the exhibition and in turn deliver it to our visitors in an engaging and entertaining manner 


Orientation will be provided, along with information about both the organization and specific position


  • Meet new people and gain new experiences
  • Attractions Ontario (Discounted passes)
  • 15% bus discount (GRT)


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