Want to give back to your community, learn new skills and spend time at your favourite Parks Canada administered sites? Whether you’d like to volunteer on a one-time basis or throughout the 2022 operating season, there are a number of volunteer positions at The Forks National Historic Site this summer. Opportunities are available from May through August unless otherwise noted. Looking for something in St. Andrews? There are also volunteer opportunities at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site.
Volunteer Program Assistant
The Volunteer Program Assistant is outgoing, welcoming, friendly and enjoys interacting with the public. At The Forks Adventure Park, volunteers promote the Xplorer booklets to children and tell visitors about upcoming on-site activities. Volunteer Program Assistants get to learn about The Forks and participate in interactive activities. Get out to The Forks and share your passion for Parks Canada!
How to apply!
If you are interested in one of the volunteer opportunities listed above, please email email@example.com with a cover letter that answers the following questions (including a reference is optional):
• Why are you interested in becoming a Parks Canada volunteer at The Forks National Historic Site?
• What experiences, if any, do you have in relation to your chosen volunteer opportunity?
• How often are you interested in volunteering?
Volunteers must be at least 14 years old unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
During intake periods, the volunteer coordinator will review applications that have been collected over the past several months, meet with candidates, conduct security screenings and schedule orientation and training sessions.