McDougall Cottage is currently seeking enthusiastic and dynamic volunteers who enjoy working with the public for our up coming season. 

Click on the link below for more information about current opportunities. Please review the assignment description for more details about qualifications and time commitment.

We currently have no volunteer postitions available. Please check back perodically.  

Share your skillset with us by completing our Volunteer Application from. 

Review the position description to ensure the opportunity matches your skills, interests and availability.Applying for a Volunteer Opportunity

  1. Review the qualifications, due to high level of interaction with the public, many of our positions require customer service and presentation skills or specialized skills.
  2. Click on the link to Request a Volunteer Application Package.
  3. Complete and submit the volunteer application indicating your position preference. Please do not apply with a general application as we will not be able to place you at this time.

Our Screening and Selection Process

  • We appreciate everyone's interest in volunteering; however, we have a responsibility to take reasonable measures to ensure volunteer engagement is safe and appropriate.
  • Applications will be reviewed to ensure there is a good match between the volunteer's interests, skills and availability and the position requirements.
  • We will contact individuals and invite them to an interview based on the match between the volunteer's interests, skills and availability and available positions.
  • Upon completion of a successful interview, applicants are required to provide three references.
  • Individuals will then receive notification about the next steps in the process.

Thank you for your interest in supporting The Cottage.

For more information contact:

Debbie Moxam
Co-ordinator, Volunteer Services
Waterloo Region Museum and Historic Sites
519-748-1914 ext. 3272
Email Debbie Moxam