City of Surrey - Heritage Services

Textiles Volunteer at Museum of Surrey - Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

Textile Volunteer at Museum of Surrey - Love textiles?  Get woven up in the amazing Textile Centre at the new Museum of Surrey.  Help deliver hands-on programs and give demonstrations for visitors of all ages.


Museum of Surrey (17710 56A Avenue, Cloverdale)


Do you know one textile but not them all? No problem. Anyone with a love of spinning, weaving, batik or any of the many dynamic textile arts is a suitable person for this role. Just bring your passion along with a smile for the public and you are set.

Textile volunteers are asked to spend a minimum of four hours per month at the museum but we always welcome more of your time!


Application Process


Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements


To apply to be a volunteer in the Heritage Services volunteer program, you must be:

  • 14 years or older
  • Eligible to volunteer in Canada (check your travel documents, if applicable)


 Step #2 – Apply


  • Fill in an application
  • Attend an interview
  • Submit 2 references
  • Complete a Police Information Check


 Step #3 – Volunteer


  • When all the above steps have been completed, you will be contacted by phone or email by an Arenas program administrator


This process can take up to 6 weeks so we thank you for your diligence and patience. Once you are eligible to volunteer, log-in to your profile at to search and sign up for volunteer activities, confirm shifts and record your hours of service.

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