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We are always looking for volunteers to help run and maintain many aspects of the museum. If you are passionate and enthusiastic about  Earth Sciences, you may want to volunteer with us!

Some tasks we need help with include:

  • Cataloguing our fossil, mineral and rock collections
  • Photographing specimens for the catalogue
  • Maintaining and improving our website
  • Cleaning and updating displays
  • Leading tours and workshops

Apply to be a volunteer

Our volunteer application process is selective in the sense that we are looking for people who have some applicable background in earth sciences or related fields, and that we are looking for some degree of commitment.

To indicate your qualifications in terms of these criteria, we have created a form for you to fill out.

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

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What aspect(s) of the museum would you be interested in helping with? (you may choose more than one)
For how long can you commit?
Please indicate when you are usually available
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Feel free to email the Earth Sciences Museum for general inquiries.

Or contact by phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 35633

For directions to the museum: Visit Us

Museum hours

Conestoga Rovers Learning Centre (the “Dino pit”) open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The museum’s main atrium, mining tunnel, Great Lakes fountain and stunning mineral exhibits open all day Monday to Friday and weekends from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Peter Russell Rock Garden (located outdoors) open to the public year round. Self-guided tours are available.

Admission is free! For more information, see Visit Us.