GIVE AND JOIN
Volunteer Guide Association
Are you passionate about Montreal, Quebec and Canadian history?
Would you like to share this interest with others?
If so, become a volunteer guide at the McCord Museum!
Volunteer guides act as guides, interpreters and educators.
“The Museum itself has an inquisitive outlook and encourages us to be curious.”
“Sometimes, some of the children will give me a hug after we’ve visited the exhibition together. That’s how volunteers get paid!”
Louise Desjardins-Jacob, President, Association of Volunteer Guides
Characteristics and skills:
- No previous experience required
- Candidates must be highly motivated and enthusiastic about acquiring and sharing knowledge
Duties of volunteer guides:
- Lead tours for groups of students and adults in French and/or English
- Represent the Museum and enhance the visitor experience during special events
You will receive:
- 50 hours of continuing education per year
- A Museum membership card
- Free admission to the Museum at any time
- Invitations to openings and numerous events organized by the Museum
- Exclusive invitations to presentations of new temporary exhibitions
- A 25% discount at the Museum Boutique
- A 15% discount at the Museum’s restaurant
If you would like to register for the next course, please send us your résumé and a cover letter and we will contact you as soon as possible.
Sarah Bilson, Coordinator, Education, Community Engagement and Cultural Programs
514-861-6701, ext. 1228
Become a volunteer guide
You would like to register for the next course? Please send us your résumé and a cover letter.
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