The Premier of Ontario has declared a province-wide state of emergency and issued a stay-at-home order in response to rising COVID-19 variant infection rates.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are not accepting physical objects for our collection until further notice. You may still contact us and your information will be kept on file. The Curator of Collections will respond once artifact donations resume. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.
Please visit our History in the Making page to learn how you can contribute digital photographs and other non-physical items that show the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on our community.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our volunteer program is on hold until further notice. Application forms will be kept on file and staff will contact you once our volunteer program resumes. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.
Oakville Museum Volunteer Application Form (pdf) This form is available in an accessible format upon request.
Do you have experience working with children and the public? Are you interested in historic sites? Student volunteers assist museum staff with school-age programs, special workshops and events. This program is a great way to gain valuable work experience, meet new people and contribute to the community.
Monday to Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Special events and workshops: one day (3 to 8 hours)
March Break programs: minimum two day commitment (8 hours per day)
Summer Camp programs: minimum of five consecutive days (8 hours per day)
Prior to volunteering at the museum, students are required to undergo security clearance and vulnerable sector screening. Details on obtaining these security clearances are available at your local police station or on the Halton Regional Police Service site.