Interested in volunteering? Join the Burnaby Village Museum team.

Museum volunteers take on a variety of exciting roles including: sharing activities with the public; assisting with school programs and groups; helping with special events; working with the historical artifacts in the collection; and more.

Join our team

Applicants to the museum's volunteer program must:

  • be minimum 14 years of age (parental consent is required for all applicants under the age of 18)
  • have valid medical coverage/insurance
  • be fluent in English
  • be eligible to volunteer in Canada
  • provide two references
  • commit to a minimum of one year, and at least 35 hours of volunteer service per year
  • be physically able to navigate the museum’s 10-acre site

Once you have double checked that you meet the criteria, apply to any of our available opportunities here.

Recruitment deadlines

Costumed interpretation, school programs, and special events:

  • February for spring/summer intake
  • September for fall/winter intake

Collections, conservation & sewing:

  • Ongoing


  • February for spring camps
  • April for summer camps


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