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October 17, 2005
Volunteers sought for City of Toronto Museum Boards
The City of Toronto's Culture Division is seeking volunteers with a desire to
be active in the community and whose professional expertise and commitment
could help shape the future of Toronto's rich cultural heritage through
participation on a City Museum Board.

The Culture Division is interested in people with experience in board
development, fundraising, building community partnerships, program development
or public relations. Those with related professional skills in the accounting,
legal, project management or IT sectors are also welcome.

The following Museum Boards are accepting volunteer applications for
  • Colborne Lodge, Mackenzie House and Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens
  • Collections and Conservation Board
  • Montgomery's Inn
  • Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre
  • York Museum

To reflect the diverse nature of the City's population, women, people with
disabilities, native people, and racial and ethnic minorities are especially
encouraged to apply.

The application form is available on the City's Web site at For more information, or to receive a hard copy
of the application form, contact Lisa Brazier at 416-338-0026 or

Completed application forms must be submitted with a copy of a current resume
by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 28. Application forms, and resumes, should be
sent to the attention of Lisa Brazier by fax: 416-392-6834 or by mail: Museums
and Heritage Services, Culture Division, Metro Hall, 8th Floor, 55 John St.,
Toronto ON, M5V 3C6.

Employees of the City of Toronto or any of its agencies, boards or commissions
are not eligible to apply. Individuals who serve on another of the City's
agencies, boards, commissions or special-purpose bodies, judges of any court,
and members of the Legislative Assembly, the Senate or House of Commons of
Canada are also not eligible.

The City of Toronto's Culture Division is responsible for the management, care
and conservation of the collections, as well as program management at Toronto's
11 museums. Programs developed are focused on providing residents and visitors
to Toronto with a unique and insightful view of Toronto's history and heritage.

Visit to learn more about the City of Toronto's
Historic Museums.

Media contact:

Kristen Juschkewitsch
Museums and Heritage Services



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