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Nose Creek Valley Museum - City of Airdrie historical Photo

Why become a member?

Because we are a little museum with a big heart and big history.

Your museum membership assists the museum in achieving its MISSION of obtaining, preserving, interpreting, and showcasing the history of the Nose Creek Valley and the Airdrie area.

Your annual membership can be purchased for $10.

/ Museum Hours

We are open!

Our current hours are:

Monday - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday - 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday - Closed
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - 1:00 - 4:00pm

*Hours are subject to change. Closed on Holidays.

1701 Main Street S.W.
Airdrie AB Canada T4B 1C5

Admission is by Donation

Buy a Membership

Annual Membership Includes:

  • A copy of the museum’s annual newsletter.
  • An invitation to attend the museum’s annual general meeting.
  • Invitations to museum special events.
  • Unlimited free admissions to the museum during the year.

Visit us at Museum Shop to purchase membership.

Gift a Membership

Visit us at the Museum Shop to purchase a gift membership.

Corporate Sponsorship

The museum needs Corporate support! We have 4 levels to choose from. Contact us or donate today to help.

Benefactor

$5000

Contributor

$2001 - $5000

Patron

$501 - $2000

Friend

Up to $500

Volunteer

Your greatness is not what you have, but what you give.

Being a museum volunteer is a great way to give back to the community.

The museum is looking for involvement of people with a wide range of skills, knowledge, and expertise. We will work with each individual to match their attributes and their availability to museum activities and needs.

The work is varied and can include activities such as participation in the current museum programs or assisting with research and clerical activities.

If you would like to volunteer, please call the museum at 403-948-6685 during regular museum operational hours to arrange an appointment with the volunteer coordinator.

All volunteer opportunities will be posted on the museum’s main bulletin board and on the museum’s website under Volunteer Opportunities as they become available.

Current volunteer opportunities at NCVM include the following:

Content Writer

Content Writer

Suitability: Adult

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Provide relative content for blogs, the museum’s social media platforms, the museum website, and for print articles.

Generate new ideas for content that will promote our membership, increase the number of people visiting the museum and its social media sites, and creating an improved awareness of the Nose Creek Valley Museum and its activities.


WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

  • An encouraging environment that will allow you to use, further develop, and showcase your creative communication skills.
  • Access to all of the museum’s files and archives to assist in content development.
  • The opportunity to work with a small staff and volunteer team that are committed to telling the museum’s story, and sharing the history of the Nose Creek Valley.
  • We are looking for a consistent time commitment and are seeking a volunteer that is willing to provide a minimum of four hours per week.
  • This opportunity can be performed onsite or remotely.


WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

  • Effective communication skills.
  • The ability to work both independently and in a small team environment.
  • The exhibition of the use of excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills, and the ability to improve content readability.
  • A proven ability to communicate using all museum social media platforms. 
  • Participation in the development of content for advertising campaigns.
  • A passion for history, people, and effective story telling.
  • A good eye for detail.
  • The ability to work to deadlines.
  • There is a need to undergo a Police Information Check prior to your first volunteer shift.


NEXT STEPS

Please contact the Nose Creek Valley Museum at 403-948-6685 in order to arrange a meeting with the museum’s Volunteer Coordinator.

Handyperson

Handyperson

Suitability: Individual Adult (18+)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Assist the museum Curator in providing a safe and pleasing environment for the museum’s visitors, volunteers, and staff.

This position impacts all areas of the museum’s operations. The job focus will mainly be making sure that the buildings infrastructure is satisfactorily looked after by participating in the museum’s maintenance process.


WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

  • An environment that permits the candidate to use her/his knowledge, skills, and experience effectively and responsibly without constant direction.
  •  A group of staff and volunteers who are open to the support and guidance that can be provided by our Handyperson.
  • The opportunity to work with a staff and volunteer team that are committed to delivering a first class visit or other experience to the museum visitors and users.
  • The opportunity to gain a first hand knowledge of the history of the Nose Creek Valley.


WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

  • A demonstrated ability in the use of power tools and the ability to maintain a clean, safe, and organized workshop.
  • The use of light construction and painting and other practical ‘DIY’ skills.
  • The use of plumbing skills to perform tasks such as replacing washers in taps and tending to any other plumbing issues that may arise in the facility.
  • The ability to maintain and to recommend changes to the building infrastructure.
  • The ability to perform a weekly inspection of both the interior and exterior areas of the museum and repair or report any issues that have been observed.
  • The ability to assist with event setup and breakdown as required.
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a small team environment.
  • The candidate should exhibit strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • There is a need to undergo a Criminal Record Information Check and a Vulnerable Sector Check prior the first shift worked.


NEXT STEPS

Please contact the Nose Creek Valley Museum at 403-948-6685 in order to arrange a meeting with the museum’s Volunteer Coordinator.

Tour Guide

Tour Guide

Suitability: Individual Adult (18+)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Assist in the delivery of museum school tours using the backdrop of the six permanent museum displays.

School tours are curriculum based and can include grades K-9.  Teachers tailor their requirements based on their school teaching modules. Each school, and often individual classes from the same school, dictate the date on which tours will occur and at what times the tours will start and end.

There are additional occasions where you may be asked to lead tours for other groups, or participate in museum special events.


WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

  • On the job training consisting of job shadowing experienced museum Tour Guides as they lead tour groups through the museum.  In addition, documentation is available that provides talking points for each of the permanent displays.
  • The opportunity to gain first hand knowledge of the history of the Nose Creek Valley.
  • The opportunity to work with a staff and volunteer team that are committed to developing and delivering high quality programs.


WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

  • The ability to work both independently and in a small team environment.
  • A passion for people and story telling, coupled with the ability to communicate effectively with all age groups.
  • The ability to use both of Canada’s Official Languages, while not a requirement, would be an asset.
  • An interest in local history.
  • A good eye for detail.
  • A desire to make a difference in the community.
  • There is a need to undergo a Criminal Record Information Check and a Vulnerable Sector Check prior to leading tours.


NEXT STEPS

Please contact the Nose Creek Valley Museum at 403-948-6685 in order to arrange a meeting with the museum’s Volunteer Coordinator.

Shop

Check out the selection of local history books, postcards, pins, and other souvenirs available for purchase at the front counter.

All profits from the sale of items go to support museum activities.

/ Thank you

Nose Creek Valley Museum would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support.

If you would like to learn how you can support us, donate collections, or volunteer, please click the link below.

Donors / Sponsors

The uncommon beauty, of common things.

Charles Eames

Nose Creek Valley Museum - Sponsor Cam Clark Ford
Nose Creek Valley Museum - Sponsor Sunbelt Rentals
Nose Creek Valley Museum - Sponsor Switchback Creative Inc.
Nose Creek Valley Museum - Sponsor Airdrie Festival of Lights