Posted: May 27, 2024
Last Updated: May 27, 2024

Interpreter/Guide

To offer a glimpse into a middle-class household beginning in the 1830s. Aim to educate, share, and engage with the public by reflecting on the complexity of the past through interpretation.
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Opportunity Start Date:
July 2, 2024
Opportunity End Date:
2024-09-01
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·         Conduct tours of the museum in costume

·         Check in visitors, and collect payments

·         Assist with special events and celebrations, e.g. Hogmanay

·         May be required to assist with some programming

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To provide visitors with a glimpse into 1800s Peterborough settler’s life. The history of Hutchison House focuses on the life of the Hutchison and Harvey families as well as Sir Sandford Fleming. Hutchison House focuses on the middle-class domestic life, as well as early Canadian medical history. Interpreters are responsible for relaying the information in an accurate and interesting manner.

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Interpreters will provide the community with a unique insight into early Peterborough history. Interpreters will engage community members in a thoughtful and insightful manner. Community members will leave with an experience that leaves them inquisitive and curious about Peterborough history.

Volunteer Outcomes

Volunteers will gain customer service skills, interpretation skills, and experience volunteering in a museum.

Preferred Qualifications
Specific Tasks / Responsibilities

·         Conduct tours of the museum in costume

·         Check in visitors, and collect payments

·         Assist with special events and celebrations, e.g. Hogmanay

·         May be required to assist with some programming

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