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Adult Volunteers

Art and Community Circuit Volunteer

What will you do?

Guide community walking tours designed to explore neighbourhoods using a script provided by Library staff. Walks are focused on civic art, history, or nature. Current walks include: Downtown Library Walking Tour, East Village; Downtown Library Walking Tour, Memorial Park; Memorial Park Historical Walking Tour.

Program Length: One hour

What's in it for you?

  • Develop interpersonal, leadership, problem-solving, communication, and time management skills
  • Gain experience in public speaking and facilitation
  • Meet new people
  • Have fun and contribute to your community

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Interest in Calgary‚Äôs communities, art, local history, nature or other related topics
  • Physically able to walk for an extended period of time on various surfaces including pavement, rock, gravel and grass.
  • Fluent in English
  • Comfortable leading a tour
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to accommodate a diversity of backgrounds and skill levels

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Attend an orientation and training session
  • Individually, or in collaboration with other volunteers, lead tours following the guidelines and using the content information provided by Library staff
  • Be familiar with the information related their assigned walk
  • Abide by the Volunteer Standards of Conduct

Thanks for your interest.

All volunteer positions for this program are currently filled. Please complete an application and we will contact you when a position becomes available.