Volunteering

 Volunteer Blacksmiths

Volunteers receive many benefits from their work at Grey Roots.  Most importantly, they have the satisfaction of seeing Grey County’s history preserved, shared and enjoyed through their efforts.  Volunteers participate in learning workshops and seminars, meet new people and make new friends, and share their unique talents with thousands of people who visit the Museum and Archives every year. With 20 hours of completed service, volunteers visit Grey Roots free of charge, receive discounts in the gift shop and are eligible for other benefits at partner sites. Volunteers celebrate their successes at volunteer appreciation events!

There are 18 different volunteer positions at Grey Roots, from Junior Interpreters to Archives assistants to site maintenance support! Each summer in Moreston Heritage Village, costumed volunteers depict life as it was in Grey County long ago. All Grey Roots volunteers play important roles in preserving and sharing our heritage. Please click here to learn about all of our volunteer roles. There are new opportunities:
Vehicle Restoration Assistant
Transportation and Agricultural Display Building Demonstrator

April 23-29, 2017 National Volunteer Week - Special Thank You Activities for Grey Roots Volunteers, Wednesday event is open to all!

Sunday, April 23 1:30 p.m.Volunteer Art Show Opening 2:00 p.m. Tribute to Marshall Haines 3:00 p.m. Painting Class (RSVP required)

Tuesday, April 25 2:00 p.m. Richard Thomas presents: Antarctica

Wednesday, April 26 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Public Volunteer Open House: Learn about volunteering with us! Everyone is welcome!

Thursday, April 27 7:00 p.m. Jenny Parsons Comedy Evening (RSVP required)

Friday, April 28 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Tours Antique Vehicle Collection/Collections Storage

Contact Stephanie McMullen, Volunteer Coordinator at stephanie.mcmullen@greyroots.com or 519-376-3690 x6107 for more information or to RSVP.

View our Volunteers in Action! photo gallery.

Online Application Form [external link]

Volunteer Opportunities

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