General Interests

Capitol Theatre Ushers

Fort Edmonton Park's newest exhibit, the Capitol Theatre is a recreation of the Allyn Brothers' 1929 movie and vaudville house. Home to our 4D movie experience "Northern Light: the Edmonton Journey", the theatre offers films, live theatre, and a diversely used rental venue. Volunteer to enliven this beautiful exhibit. 

We are currently recruiting for the following opportunities. Keep your eyes open for new ones, or check out the listing in the "General Interests" section above for more information about recruitment timelines. 

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Cinema Series Usher 1 7/20/2017 9/28/2017
Klondike Melodrama 0 7/21/2017 7/22/2017

Harvest Fair

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Harvest Hospitality 3 9/2/2017 9/5/2017
Newsies 3 9/2/2017 9/5/2017

Heritage Gardens


The Heritage Garden Interpretive Program at Fort Edmonton Park consists of growing heritage varieties of annuals and perennials in our onsite greenhouse; developing an interpretive plan which outlines the garden designs; plant material representative of the historical gardener or era in which it is located; research; following heritage planting and gardening through the interpretive program.
What started out fifteen years ago as one simple vegetable garden has expanded into 15 market gardens, four feature theme gardens and two farm gardens! Fort Edmonton Park employs two full-time gardeners, and they rely heavily on the valuable assistance of the Heritage Garden volunteers.

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Garden Party 3 8/27/2017 9/17/2017
Heritage Gardener - Ongoing 1 4/1/2016 9/30/2017

Hospitality

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Long Weekend Hospitality 3 8/5/2017 8/7/2017
Long Weekend Newsies 3 8/5/2017 8/7/2017

Public Interpretation

Interpretation is about making meaning: where a language interpreter makes French make sense in English, a historical interpreter makes history make sense to modern people. Our Public Interpretation Department oversees activities and programs that bring history to life and ensures our stories are told in meaningful and accurate ways. 

We are currently recruiting for the following opportunities. Keep your eyes open for new ones, or check out the listing in the "General Interests" section above for more information about recruitment timelines. 

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Indigenous Peoples Interpreter 1 5/1/2016 9/30/2017
Mosque Interpreter 1 5/1/2016 9/30/2017

Wardrobe

Fort Edmonton Park is renowned for the beautiful costumes and regalia worn by our Interpreters and we believe that clothing can tell an important story of our past. Incredible detail and care goes into the creation and preservation of these pieces and a close knit community of volunteers are instrumental to this process! 

We are currently recruiting for the following opportunities. Keep your eyes open for new ones, or check out the listing in the "General Interests" section above for more information about recruitment timelines. 

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Knitting Circle 4 7/20/2017 11/16/2017

Youth Leadership

For young people 13-17, these great activities help you build leadership and professional skills while giving back to your community!
See also, special event opportunities!
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Junior Indigenous Interpreter 1 5/1/2016 9/30/2017

Mission Statement

Connecting generations to Edmonton's dynamic history through fun, unique, and immersive experiences.