The Goulbourn Museum seeks to hire a motivated summer student for the position of Programming Assistant to contribute to the development, preparation, and delivery of public programs, and provide visitor services in the Museum, during open hours. The selected candidate will support the Programming Manager with the execution of local history presentations, school programming, family and senior programs, workshops, outreach initiatives, and special events. Deadline to apply is Friday, April 26th, 2024, at 11:59 PM. FULL JOB DESCRIPTION HERE.


If you are interested in expanding your resume with volunteer experience, we are currently recruiting for the following project:

Archiving Goulbourn:

The Museum is improving the accessibility of collections by transcribing handwritten documents and manuscripts.

We are currently working on a series of letters belonging to a member of the Stitt family of Stittsville. This individual was a Farmerette during the Second World War and we have recently digitized a collection of her personal letters with friends during that time.  

This volunteer opportunity is hosted online using the Museum’s Google Workspace account. Volunteers receive access to a folder where assignments are uploaded and a Google Sheets template is used to record the transcribed text. As an Archiving Goulbourn volunteer, you are able to dictate your hours and the time you contribute to the project.

For more information about this volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected]


We may also have volunteer opportunities in the following areas:

-Collections / Accessioning

-Genealogical / Local history research

-Historical re-enactor at special events

-Marketing, Fundraising, Administration

-Assisting at community events

-Assisting at craft events for children

-Landscaping / Outside maintenance

For more information about volunteering at Goulbourn Museum, email [email protected].