Diocese of Huron Archives Volunteer

Career Development

Volunteer Role Overview

The Huron Diocese Archives is seeking volunteers from May – August 2019 to complement their staff team. Canon Law requires all churches in the diocese to deposit their older records on a regular basis, as well as deposit all records when churches are closed. The Huron Diocese Archives is currently experiencing a backlog of unprocessed materials from functioning, non-functioning (chapels of ease), and closed churches and requires volunteer support to process the backlogged materials by creating work logs and completing data entry tasks.

Volunteers are asked to commit to volunteering from May 2019 – August 2019. Flexible scheduling can be accommodated.


  • Experience with computer data entry an asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written communication skills, which will be required for creating work records
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of archivists and volunteers
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • An interest in learning about the Huron Diocese Archives and/or the Archivist position

Application Process

Please forward a letter of interest, and a resume to: Megan Dykstra, Coordinator of Volunteer and Service Learning,

Applications are due April 19, 2019.

Should you require accommodation in making an application please contact Megan Dykstra, Coordinator, Volunteer and Service Learning by phone at 519.438.7224 extension 852 or via email at

Diocese of Huron Archives Volunteer
Start Date: May 2019
End Date: August 2019
Supervisor: John Lutman - Archivist

Hours: Volunteers are welcome to support the Archives during their hours of operation, as listed below.
Monday & Wednesday 9:00am – 4:00pm | Tuesday 9:30am – 3:30pm | Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm