Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteer Elanie Bruton (r) takes Senator Pat Bovey on a tour of the Lighthouse

A non-profit, charitable organization such as SPLPS simply cannot exist without the support of volunteers. 

They are the lifeblood of the organization, helping to take on the many day-to-day tasks required to keep our operations running effectively, and helping to build and steer the organization to a long-term, stable, future.  There are many opportunities for people to get directly involved in contributing – hands on – to help create the kind of dynamic, responsive and diligent organization we all want to see.

Please see below for upcoming and ongoing volunteer opportunities with the Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society.  If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact us and let us know.  We will be in touch as soon as possible.

Interpretive Centre Volunteer (Docent).Join our team volunteers to greet site visitors at our new INTERPRETIVE CENTRE. (Training will be provided).First training sessions will be held in February/March 2023. Ongoing and regular work - mostly late spring to early fall
Events/PromotionsHelp set up and staff SPLPS booths and presentations at events and community activities.Ongoing but periodic work. Outdoor in summer season; Indoor in Winter.
Site Work / ConstructionHelp with site maintenance, or minor construction projects
Varied work, as necessary; mostly outdoors; mostly spring/summer/fall.
LandscapingHelp with such things as broom management, site remediation, plantings, landscape design, etc.Mostly outdoor physical work - spring/summer/fall. Also looking for people with gardening / landscaping expertise.
Archive & Collections ManagementHelp with the implementation and management of archives and/or artifact collectionsTraining will be provided. Mostly indoor / computer work. Archival expertise most welcomed.
Board of DirectorsFor SPLPS Members Only - serve as a Director on our Board and help direct the activities of the SocietyDirectors serve a one-year term (renewable). Involves meeting attendance and varied support work.

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