Volunteer opportunities are as varied as the people that do them. Whether you can give 1 hour or 10 hours a month, every bit helps!
We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:
Dino Bus Driver
We are looking for an enthusiastic person to drive our Dino Bus. Experience in driving larger vehicles is preferred. Drive for special events! Tour visitors from our museum to the Pipestone Bonebed and back! Help stimulate the visitors excitement with a couple fun facts about the Bonebed along the way and ask for feedback forms on the way back. Must be over the age of 25 and have a minimum Class 4 driver’s license; recent driving abstract required.
Dinosaur Mascot: Aluk
Have you always wanted to have a secret identity? While we can’t make you a superhero, we can make you a super dinosaur! Why not volunteer to be our mascot Aluk? You can even bring along a friend or two to be your ‘mascot guide’. Please note visibility and speaking ability is limited in the suit. Must be willing to wear the costume for 30 minute to hour long intervals.
FOSSIL PREP LAB
Interested in rocks and fossils? Willing to get your hands dirty? As a volunteer in the preparation lab, you will get hands on experience working to remove dinosaur fossils from their encasing rock and preserve them for future study. You will get direct instruction on how to prepare fossils from our Assistant Curator as you find out for yourself what lies buried in the rock. For more information or to view our preparation lab schedule please visit our Fossil Preparation Lab page. Please note: Volunteers in this position must be over the age of 12. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
SCHOOL PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Do you want to help out in our Education department? Do you enjoy being part of the hustle and bustle of a classroom? Be an education program assistant. Duties would include assisting in preparation work for the programs, as well as assisting with activities and lab in our education programs. Must be available to volunteer during our school program times: Tuesday/Thursdays 10:00am – 3:00pm.
Help out with our special events! We look for energetic and outgoing people to assist anywhere from set-up and decorating to assisting with special guests and hosting.
If you love the museum and are passionate about sharing that with others, become a Community Ambassador! You will have the opportunity to attend local events and share with your community what makes our museum so great. Looking for people located in the rural Peace Region!
Calling all green-thumbs! This is a great opportunity to use your gardening and landscaping skills at the museum to help make sure it looks it very best. The role is spring – summer only, great for all you snowbirds that escape the cold!
VISITOR SERVICES HOST
Welcome guests to the amazing museum with a smile! Come spend some time at the front desk getting to know the staff and assist with helping to start and switch our National Geographic movies. You may also have the opportunity to explore the museum and engage with the guests, ensuring they have an enjoyable visit while they are here!
Please fill out and submit the form below to apply to volunteer with us! Or, if you prefer, download the printable version and submit it at the museum’s front desk, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your support and donations allow us to continue offering unique programs to the community.