Vancouver Heritage Foundation is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist at our annual Heritage Discovery Day and House Tour! Join us in delivering a highly popular full day tour engaging the community of one of Vancouver’s unique neighbourhoods. Volunteers will meet like-minded generous volunteers and engage with diverse and curious participants.
Location: South Vancouver, various locations to be updated later
Event Date: Saturday, June 1st
Time commitment: 4.5-hour shift on event day and 1-hour in-person training session.
There are three main volunteer roles detailed below. Orientations will be scheduled in May according to the best availability of volunteers.
🏠 House Team – two roles are part of the house team, which you can be rotated through during your shift. You will also be rotated through the rooms of the house so you get to see everything! If you are not comfortable enforcing rules for house-entry, please indicate that you would only like the role of attendant.
🏠 House Team Lead – Responsible for guiding the House Team throughout the day, including set-up or take-down, facilitating role/room rotation and breaks, and dealing with issues that arise. Best suited for those that have previously volunteered for a House Tour and/or have experience supervising and directing a team. Additional training session provided (required for new Leads).
🎫 Event Assistant Team
Support: Volunteers report to the Volunteer Manager and will be supported on-site by a lead volunteer and other VHF staff members. Volunteers will be provided with pre-event training, and a t-shirt/nametag. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Team Building Opportunity: Are you part of an established group looking for a team-building opportunity that gives back to your community? Heritage Discovery Day and House Tour is not only a great educational event but also a significant fundraiser for Vancouver Heritage Foundation. The event even aims to spotlight local businesses and stories of underrepresented communities. If you are a group of 8 to 12 people, we’d love to hear from you. You can commit half a day or a full day, nominate your own Team Lead or have an experienced VHF Volunteer Lead join your group. Please contact Caroline to see if this event is the right fit for your group.
Learn more about our past House Tours.