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The City of Peterborough is a thriving community that benefits from energy and talents of the people who live here. Volunteers enhance our many City facilities and services.

Our Volunteer Opportunities

As a volunteer, you’ll gain valuable skills and experience, engage our community, and develop meaningful friendships. If you are interested in learning more, please check out our current opportunities.


For adults

Currently, the Peterborough Museum & Archives' adult volunteer program is at capacity. Interested individuals are welcome to complete the application form (below) to be kept on-file, and will be contacted by Museum staff when appropriate volunteering opportunities arise.

Adult volunteer application form

For youth

youth leadersConsider joining our dynamic Youth Leadership Program and volunteer within our award winning Summer Discovery camps. This volunteer program includes two days of training seminars, as well as a two-week placement in either our Junior Discovery or Summer Discovery camp programs.

For students

We offer student placements, educational co-op positions, and internships on a regular basis in areas of education, collections management, and tourism. If you are interested in completing your educational placement with us, please contact Faryn Stanley, Education and Program Officer, for further information.