There are as many different reasons for volunteering, as there are volunteers!
Benefits can be realised by volunteers of all ages at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum.
While volunteering at the Museum, volunteers are provided with the opportunity to: Expand their appreciation and knowledge of the history and culture of their community,
Communicate the history of Sault Ste. Marie to others,
Meet new people – visitors to the Museum come from around the world,
Enhance their health and well being,
Learn how to provide educational tours,
Learn to handle artifacts and archives properly,
Learn merchandising, exhibit design, and display techniques,
Become familiar with museum operations,
Be recognised for their contribution to the Museum,
Be active in the community,
Not only do volunteers benefit from their time at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum, but the staff, the community and the visitors also gain from the volunteer experience.
Volunteers allow staff the freedom to enhance or expand services.
Volunteers assist with the operations of the Museum.
Volunteers increase awareness of the Museum, within the community and internationally.
Volunteers encourage visitors and residents of Sault Ste. Marie to participate in programs and events at the Museum.
Volunteers help the staff preserve the history of our community.
Volunteers greatly enhance visitors’ time and enjoyment of the Museum.
Help Preserve YOUR Communities Heritage
If you are interested in volunteering at the Museum, contact us to obtain a Volunteer Information Package & Application Form or download it here: Please note that if the volunteer is under the age of 18, a Volunteer Parental Consent Letter is also required to be submitted