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Here, the bottom line is to awe, inspire and enlighten. After all, a museum built on imagination and wonder means the work will always be interesting.

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Volunteer Positions

THEMUSEUM volunteers contribute to every aspect and activity that happens within our space. As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to promote and support THEMUSEUM’s vision to “awe, inspire, and enlighten” by creating a fun and interactive environment for visitors!

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED - Guest Services Volunteer

Position Name: The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED – Guest Services Volunteer
Time Commitment: 4 hour per week, weekdays or weekends, available for the duration of the Exhibition (November 30, 2021 – February 27, 2022)
Training and Orientation: Wednesday November 17, 6pm – 9pm, Saturday November 20, 10am – 1pm, Sunday November 21, 2pm – 5pm. Tour the exhibition on November 29 from 10am – 2pm.

NOTE: A current Police Background Check is required.

VOLUNTEER PURPOSE:

THEMUSEUM is looking for energetic, bright and artistic volunteers to join our team!

As a Guest Services Volunteer, you will get involved in important functions of our upcoming exhibition The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED, such as, assisting at the Guest Services desk or exhibition entrance by assisting to check-in guests, relaying information & instructions about the exhibition experience, and directing traffic for the exhibition.

EXHIBITION DESCRIPTION:

UNZIPPED, delivered by DHL, is the first international exhibition devoted to the world-famous rock band, The Rolling Stones. Following stints in Europe, the United States, and Asia, the show makes its debut in Canada, premiering in Kitchener, Ontario. UNZIPPED will open at THEMUSEUM for a limited run in November 2021. Celebrating The Stones’ artistic collaborations in music, art and design, fashion and film, UNZIPPED features original works on display from an array of artists as diverse as Andy Warhol, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Dior, and Martin Scorsese, to name a few.

In the world’s biggest exhibition on The Rolling Stones, highlights include a replica of their recording studio, an immersive realistic reconstruction of their Chelsea flat ‘Edith Grove’, and culminates in a mind-blowing three-dimensional experience of an iconic Stones moment delivered in multi-dimensional Dolby Atmos Sound and facilitated by PMC (the Professional Monitor Company). The show boasts more than 300 original objects from the Stones’ personal collection. Along with instruments and stage designs, this exhibition includes rare audio fragments, video footage, personal diaries, iconic costumes, posters, and album covers.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work alongside Interpreters (THEMUSEUM floor-staff), Guest Services Attendees and other volunteers by providing excellent customer service to guests
  • Public-facing role, expected to be able to converse & interact with guests including:
    • Directing traffic within THEMUSEUM
    • Answering guest questions
    • Orienting visitors to the space
    • Relaying information & instructions about the exhibition experience
    • Assist guest at Coat Check if stationed there
  • Attend all orientation and training sessions.
  • Work as a team member with staff and volunteers.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Applicants must be 14 years or older.
  • Consistent commitment of at least 4 hours weekly for a minimum of three months.
  • Customer service experience is an asset.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are an asset.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work well as part of a team under the direction and supervision of staff.
  • A current Police Background Check is required.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

EFFORT – PHYSICAL AND SENSORY

  • Time spent active listening
  • All sites will be playing music related to the subject matter & there may be some louder music experiences throughout the exhibition
  • Must be comfortable standing for periods of time
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 10lbs
BENEFITS:

In return, volunteers will receive:

  • Free parking at THEMUSEUM for weekly shifts
  • Free t-shirt
  • First access to the exhibition as a volunteeR
  • Reference letter
  • Access to other numerous attractions in Ontario at a discount with the Ontario Attractions Reciprocal
  • One pair of tickets to the exhibition
  • Invitation to the wrap party
  • You will have fun, meet new people of all backgrounds, and learn a lot!
APPLY

To apply for this position, please click here. If you do not have an account, you will be required to make one. 

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS:

For the health and wellbeing of THEMUSEUM’s staff and guests we follow extensive COVID safety protocols and policies. Due to the high exposure and interaction that our team has to the public and children, we are asking that all our staff and volunteers be vaccinated.

THEMUSEUM strives to promote diversity in the workplace by considering all future volunteers without regard to race, religion, colour, age, sex, national origin, sexual identity, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, or any other minority. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

THEMUSEUM will accommodate all applicants as required by human rights legislation and the AODA.

We thank all interested applicants. However, THEMUSEUM will contact only those candidates to be interviewed. No phone calls please.

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED - Screen-Printing Studio Volunteer

Position Name: Screen-Printing Studio Volunteer
Time Commitment: 4 hours per week, weekdays or weekends, available for the duration of the Exhibition (November 30, 2021 – February 27, 2022). Hours for the studio are Wednesday evenings 4pm-8pm, Friday-Sunday 10am-3pm.
Training and Orientation: Wednesday November 17, 6pm – 9pm, Saturday November 20, 10am – 1pm, Sunday November 21, 2pm – 5pm. Tour the exhibition on November 29 from 10am – 2pm.

NOTE: A current Police Background Check is required.

VOLUNTEER PURPOSE:

THEMUSEUM is looking for energetic, bright and artistic volunteers to join our team!

As a volunteer in our Screen-Printing Studio, you will get to assist in The Underground Studio MakerSpace with our screen-printing studio during The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED.

EXHIBITION DESCRIPTION:

UNZIPPED, delivered by DHL, is the first international exhibition devoted to the world-famous rock band, The Rolling Stones. Following stints in Europe, the United States, and Asia, the show makes its debut in Canada, premiering in Kitchener, Ontario. UNZIPPED will open at THEMUSEUM for a limited run in November 2021. Celebrating The Stones’ artistic collaborations in music, art and design, fashion and film, UNZIPPED features original works on display from an array of artists as diverse as Andy Warhol, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Dior, and Martin Scorsese, to name a few.

In the world’s biggest exhibition on The Rolling Stones, highlights include a replica of their recording studio, an immersive realistic reconstruction of their Chelsea flat ‘Edith Grove’, and culminates in a mind-blowing three-dimensional experience of an iconic Stones moment delivered in multi-dimensional Dolby Atmos Sound and facilitated by PMC (the Professional Monitor Company). The show boasts more than 300 original objects from the Stones’ personal collection. Along with instruments and stage designs, this exhibition includes rare audio fragments, video footage, personal diaries, iconic costumes, posters, and album covers.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work alongside Interpreters (THEMUSEUM floor-staff), and The Underground Studio MakerSpace Manager in The Underground Studio MakerSpace.
  • Cleaning tools and equipment and maintaining an orderly studio space.
  • Prepping and mixing ink for printing.
  • Attend all orientation and training sessions.
  • Work as a team member with staff and volunteers.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Applicants must be 14 years or older.
  • Consistent commitment of at least 4 hours weekly for a minimum of three months.
  • Customer service experience is an asset.
  • Visual arts or knowledge of screen printing is an asset.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are an asset.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work well as part of a team under the direction and supervision of staff.
  • A current Police Background Check is required.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

EFFORT – PHYSICAL AND SENSORY

  • Time spent active listening
  • All sites will be playing music related to the subject matter & there may be some louder music experiences throughout the exhibition
  • Must be comfortable standing for periods of time
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 10lbs
BENEFITS:

In return, volunteers will receive:

  • Free parking at THEMUSEUM for weekly shifts
  • Free t-shirt
  • First access to the exhibition as a volunteer
  • Reference letter
  • Access to other numerous attractions in Ontario at a discount with the Ontario Attractions Reciprocal
  • One pair of tickets to the exhibition
  • Invitation to the wrap party
  • You will have fun, meet new people of all backgrounds, and learn a lot!

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS:

For the health and wellbeing of THEMUSEUM’s staff and guests we follow extensive COVID safety protocols and policies. Due to the high exposure and interaction that our team has to the public and children, we are asking that all our staff and volunteers be vaccinated.

APPLY

To apply for this position, please click here. If you do not have an account, you will be required to make one. 

THEMUSEUM strives to promote diversity in the workplace by considering all future volunteers without regard to race, religion, colour, age, sex, national origin, sexual identity, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, or any other minority. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

THEMUSEUM will accommodate all applicants as required by human rights legislation and the AODA.

We thank all interested applicants. However, THEMUSEUM will contact only those candidates to be interviewed. No phone calls please.

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED - Volunteer Gallery Interpreter

Position Name: Volunteer Gallery Interpreter
Time Commitment: 4 hour per week, weekdays or weekends, available for the duration of the Exhibition (November 30, 2021 – February 27, 2022)
Training and Orientation: Wednesday November 17, 6pm – 9pm, Saturday November 20, 10am – 1pm, Sunday November 21, 2pm – 5pm

NOTE: A current Police Background Check is required.

VOLUNTEER PURPOSE:

THEMUSEUM is looking for energetic, bright and artistic volunteers to join our team!

As a Volunteer Gallery Interpreter, you will get involved in important functions of our upcoming exhibition The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED, such as, exhibition security, directing traffic, interpreting artifacts, and promoting THEMUSEUM’s Vision “To awe, inspire and enlighten” by interacting and answering visitors’ questions.

EXHIBITION DESCRIPTION:

UNZIPPED, delivered by DHL, is the first international exhibition devoted to the world-famous rock band, The Rolling Stones. Following stints in Europe, the United States, and Asia, the show makes its debut in Canada, premiering in Kitchener, Ontario. UNZIPPED will open at THEMUSEUM for a limited run in November 2021. Celebrating The Stones’ artistic collaborations in music, art and design, fashion and film, UNZIPPED features original works on display from an array of artists as diverse as Andy Warhol, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Dior, and Martin Scorsese, to name a few.

In the world’s biggest exhibition on The Rolling Stones, highlights include a replica of their recording studio, an immersive realistic reconstruction of their Chelsea flat ‘Edith Grove’, and culminates in a mind-blowing three-dimensional experience of an iconic Stones moment delivered in multi-dimensional Dolby Atmos Sound and facilitated by PMC (the Professional Monitor Company). The show boasts more than 300 original objects from the Stones’ personal collection. Along with instruments and stage designs, this exhibition includes rare audio fragments, video footage, personal diaries, iconic costumes, posters, and album covers.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work alongside Interpreters (THEMUSEUM floor-staff) and other volunteers by providing excellent customer service to guests.
  • Public-facing role, expected to be able to converse & interact with guests including:
    • Directing traffic within the exhibition
    • Answering guest questions
    • Providing information on the exhibition experience
    • Explain or interpret objects within the exhibition(s)
    • Provide additional security to artifacts
  • Attend all orientation and training sessions.
  • Work as a team member with staff and volunteers.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Applicants must be 14 years or older.
  • Consistent commitment of at least 4 hours weekly for a minimum of three months.
  • Customer service experience is an asset.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are an asset.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work well as part of a team under the direction and supervision of staff.
  • A current Police Background Check is required.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

EFFORT – PHYSICAL AND SENSORY

  • Time spent active listening
  • All sites will be playing music related to the subject matter & there may be some louder music experiences throughout the exhibition
  • Must be comfortable standing for periods of time
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 10lbs
BENEFITS:

In return, volunteers will receive:

  • Free parking at THEMUSEUM for weekly shifts
  • Free t-shirt
  • First access to the exhibition as a volunteer
  • Reference letter
  • Access to other numerous attractions in Ontario at a discount with the Ontario Attractions Reciprocal
  • One pair of tickets to the exhibition
  • Invitation to the wrap party
  • You will have fun, meet new people of all backgrounds, and learn a lot!
COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS:

For the health and wellbeing of THEMUSEUM’s staff and guests we follow extensive COVID safety protocols and policies. Due to the high exposure and interaction that our team has to the public and children, we are asking that all our staff and volunteers be vaccinated.

APPLY

To apply for this position, please click here. If you do not have an account, you will be required to make one. 

THEMUSEUM strives to promote diversity in the workplace by considering all future volunteers without regard to race, religion, colour, age, sex, national origin, sexual identity, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, or any other minority. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

THEMUSEUM will accommodate all applicants as required by human rights legislation and the AODA.

We thank all interested applicants. However, THEMUSEUM will contact only those candidates to be interviewed. No phone calls please.

Internships & Co-ops

THEMUSEUM is the perfect place for students to complete their internships or co-operative placements. Successful THEMUSEUM interns have come from all areas of study, including education, public relations and advertising, event management, digital media, arts, administration, and more! 

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