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About the Position
Position #: 47
OrganizationPhilip J Currie Dino Museum
Position: Fossil Prep Lab
Location: Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, 112 Avenue, Wembley, AB, Canada
Impact Statement: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ARE AS VARIED AS THE PEOPLE THAT DO THEM. WHETHER YOU CAN GIVE 1 HOUR OR 10 HOURS A MONTH, EVERY BIT COUNTS!
Description: Interested in rocks and fossils? Willing to get your hands dirty? As a volunteer in the preparation lab, you will get hands on experience working to remove dinosaur fossils from their encasing rock and preserve them for future study. You will get direct instruction on how to prepare fossils from our Assistant Curator as you find out for yourself what lies buried in the rock. For more information or to view our preparation lab schedule please visit our Fossil Preparation Lab page.
Training Details: There will be a staff/intern working with you to show you the proper steps to using the required tools and answer any questions you may have.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: According to Schedule
Age: 12+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, A Newcomer
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Technology, Heritage/Museum
Skill(s): Facilitation and Training, Analysis, Fund Development, Respect, Continuous Learning, Maintaining Equipment
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 587-771-0662 Ext. 410
Address: Box 328 Wembley, T0H 3S0

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