Royal BC Museum

Royal_Museum_FrontEvery year, volunteers at the Royal BC Museum contribute over 40,000 hours of their time to lead school programs, assist visitors in the shops and coat check area, interpret exhibits, act as hosts and ambassadors for the Museum and support the collections and research areas, including the BC Archives. The Royal BC Museum is looking for volunteers for different positions.

1. The Lobby Host position helps out when larger groups visit. Some of the duties will include assisting with managing lines/crowd/groups and includes arranging school groups with storage bins; directing people; showing them how to line-up and how to move through the space. They need volunteers who are comfortable with crowds, and have a strong visitor-service focus.

2. The Royal Museum Shop carries high quality items including First Nation’s art, British Columbia products, and a wide selection of books that reflect the human and natural history of our magnificent province. You will meet visitors from all over the world. Volunteers must be friendly and outgoing, and enjoy working with the public in a busy environment. Most available shifts are on weekends. Training about the product and customer service is provided. Does not involve Cash Handling.

3. Coat Check – If you enjoy meeting visitors from all over the world and supporting the RBCM, consider volunteering in the coat check. Shifts are approximately 3 hours per week plus bi-monthly updating meetings. Training about the museum and about working with visitors is provided.

Follow the link for the  Online Application.

Applications can also be picked up at the Royal BC Museum, by calling Volunteer Services at 250-387-7902, or by emailing Holli Hodgson, Volunteer Services Manager and Coordinator, at


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