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Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village - Volunteer Opportunities

Consider sharing your time and skills as a volunteer at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village!

Volunteers play an integral role for the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village to successfully carry out its work. Become a proud ambassador of this anchor attraction while learning new job skills, enriching your cultural knowledge and public relation skills, and making new friends!

There are many different ways to volunteer. Volunteers may be students, adults and seniors or entire families. There are volunteer opportunities in the public spotlight as well as behind-the-scenes. Although most volunteer opportunities exist from May to September, some projects may continue throughout the year.

Benefits for you!

  • Volunteer in a unique and fun environment
  • Social interaction with visitors, staff and volunteers
  • Enjoy special event activities prior to or after your shift
  • Gain experience for resume or education
  • Enjoy traditional Ukrainian food (all volunteers receive a meal ticket)
  • Refreshments provided during your shift
  • Invitation to annual Volunteer Appreciation event
  • Volunteer opportunities

    There are a number of volunteer opportunities available at the Village whether you want to work at one of our special events, in the historical village or even behind-the-scenes on a conservation, restoration or research project.

    Below are just some of the volunteer roles that we have available. Take a look and then complete the attached volunteer application form or contact our volunteer coordinator:

  • Ambassadors and Greeters (PDF)
  • Children Activities Assistant (PDF)
  • Costumed Role-Player (PDF)
  • Farm Program Assistant (PDF)
  • Food Services Attendant (PDF)
  • Historic Gardener (PDF)
  • Master of Ceremonies (PDF)
  • Music Performers (PDF)
  • Parking Attendant (PDF)
  • Set-up and Take-down Assistant (PDF)
  • Shuttle Driver (PDF)
  • Site Environment Assistant (PDF)
  • Volunteer Captain (PDF)
  • Group Volunteering

    Are you looking for a volunteer opportunities for your community, youth, family, church, or corporate group? Are you looking for team building, company exposure or a new way to connect with family and friends?

    The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village has a number of activities available for group volunteering:

  • Join others and help with clay plastering one of our historic buildings
  • Put together a team and assist with food services at one of our special events
  • Help with children’s activities on one of our Children’s Pioneer Fun Days
  • Help with set-up and tear-down for special events
  • Wear historical costume and assist with historic garden maintenance
  • Special events in 2016

    From music to harvest to honouring the past, the Ukrainian Village hosts an array of special events, feature days and exhibits throughout the year.

    To learn more about volunteering at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, please contact:

    Karen Johnsrud
    Head, Special Events & Volunteer Resources

    Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
    c/o 8820 - 112 St. NW
    Edmonton, AB T6G 2P8
    Ph: direct (780) 662-3855 ext. 1112
    Email: Karen.Johnsrud@gov.ab.ca


    Last reviewed/revised: March 18, 2016