Welcomed from a wide diversified background, volunteers serve and support fundraising activities, on-site work, and administer our operation to help restore, promote and manage our heritage. To apply to become a volunteer, fill out and send the form below.
Volunteer’s we hear you! There are several ways to volunteers for the lighthouse group. At the beginning of each season we ask for volunteers to help in spring clean up at Porphyry Island this year will be June 2, 2018 and Trowbridge Island, June 16, 2018.
Volunteers may also help out on specific duties during the summer months.
Some volunteers just show up, having found their own way out by power, sail or paddle.
Volunteer also act as interpreters for our visitors, and can engage in programming activities, especially beneficial for students learning.
Volunteers assist in our administration, and our annual fundraising campaigns and public presentations whether it be an event at the art gallery or at the public library.
Choose to orientate you own work crew. Get a group together or organization and organize your own volunteer work crew! The Thunder Bay Yacht Club’s, ”Destinations Project” has been going now for three years with great results.
You must become a member of the organization to volunteer… fill out the form below.
If you would like to volunteer here is an example of a job listing.
Job Title: Dock Worker
Job Number: 001
Time: 2 hours shift at Location to be determined, Multiple Days Available
Job Description: Building docks for the lighthouse will take place in the City of Thunder Bay. General building experience is required.
Equipment: Work Gloves, steel tip toed boots,
Safety: Keep your work area clean of debris. Take direction from lead person.
Job Details: Help the lead hand to build a 16ft x 8ft floating dock to later be installed at Porphyry Island.
Completion Date: May 25th, 2018
Board Contact: Richard Matherson
Manager Director: Paul Morralee
Volunteer Coordinator: Suzanne Sabaz