Volunteering at the Village is educational, rewarding, challenging and fun! There are many areas for which you can volunteer. Costumed interpretation, school programs, special events like Haunted Village and Canada Day, or working with artifacts are just some of the opportunities we offer. Our current volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds and range in age from 14 to over 70.


Discover all the benefits of volunteering at the Burnaby Village Museum: make new friends; increase your knowledge of history and heritage; gain valuable work experience in a new field and connect with your community. Our Volunteers:

  • Deliver exciting educational programs to the public.
  • Get up close and personal with historical costumes, heritage buildings and artifacts.
  • Work side by side with experienced museum professionals.
  • Work in our exhibits, collections or library.

Volunteers here at the Village also enjoy complimentary lunches, special discounts and promotions, ongoing professional development opportunities, and invitations to volunteer recognition and VIP events. Costumed Interpretation and School Program Volunteers are also provided with historical costumes while working on site.