National Volunteer Week
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National Volunteer Week | Volunteer Spotlight: Rebecca Beayni
How can a museum volunteer change the way we view the world? This National Volunteer Week, we invite you to meet Rebecca Beayni, a volunteer in the Hands-on Biodiversity & Discovery Galleries, who was recognized for her contribution to the museum at the 2014 Ontario Volunteer Service Awards.
National Volunteer Week | Volunteer Spotlight: Helen Hatton
After one of her shifts at the Hands-on Biodiversity Gallery, ROM volunteer Helen Hatton said to her husband, “Honey, do you want to hear about the sex life of hissing cockroaches?” Her husband, whom Helen describes as “a delightful retired geek,” calmly replied, “Let’s have a drink first.”
He later observed that Helen and her colleagues at the ROM were all “a bit around the bend.” “He’s right,” Helen admits. “And that’s what I love!”
National Volunteer Week | Volunteers cataloguing backyard biodiversity
Volunteers at the Royal Ontario Museum are an integral element throughout our galleries and supporting a wide variety of our public programs throughout the year, including holiday programming, ROMKids camps, Sleepovers, and more!
But this National Volunteer Week, we also want to recognize, and sincerely thank, the host of volunteers who come from all across Ontario to support a major community program of which the ROM is an important partner: the Ontario Bioblitz.
National Volunteer Week: Thank You, ROM Volunteers!
This week marks National Volunteer Week, an annual event that recognizes and celebrates the important contributions that volunteers make each day in Canada and around the globe. Volunteer Canada says volunteer action is like a stone thrown in a lake: its effects have both a direct impact and far-reaching ripples that improve our communities. At the ROM, we are proud to celebrate the incredible volunteers who help the Museum build community, nurture discovery, and create a superb experience for our visitors.
National Volunteer Week: ROMkids
In celebration of National Volunteer Week 2014, we interviewed ROMkids volunteers to learn more about what they do and why they do it.
A thank you to all the volunteers at the ROM
National Volunteer Week: David Grafstein
National Volunteer Week (April 6-12, 2014) ROM highlights DMV's David Grafstein.
Volunteer Week 2013
This week across the country, 13.3 million volunteers are being honoured through National Volunteer Week...