Digital Archive Volunteer

(Multicultural History Society of Ontario)

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Position ID: V-OSH1094 Last Modified: 18 Sep 2019 Last Full Update: 18 Sep 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactCassandra Tavukciyan, Outreach & Digital Archive Officer, Multicultural History Society of Ontario; Phone: 416-979-2973; Email:
DutiesSupport the development of an digital archive of immigrant and ethnic stories * transcribe oral history interviews * transcribe non-English-language oral history interviews (in a variety of heritage languages) and translate these transcripts into English * edit transcripts * index oral history interviews * assist with research, individuals, organizations and historical events
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BenefitsResources and materials placed on a website, enabling virtual access/work
ClientsThe Multicultural History Society of Ontario (MHSO) is a not-for-profit educational institution and archives established in 1976 by a group of scholars and community historians convinced that the chronicling of immigrant and ethnic stories was essential to understanding Canada in the 20th century and beyond
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestClerical / Typing / Filing ; Culture & Heritage ; Historical / Archival Activities ; Library Services ; Research / Evaluation ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Research ; Translation & Languages ; Web & IT ; Writing & Editing ; Responsible, organized, enthusiastic individuals who can work well independently and are proficient in Microsoft Office and Media player
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesVolunteers must be able to commit 4 hours per week towards the project * volunteers will be working from home, days and times of volunteering are flexible
SeasonsYear Round
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
30 individual(s) needed in total.
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameMulticultural History Society of Ontario
Office Phone416-979-2973
Address & Map
Columbus Centre
901 Lawrence Ave W, Suite 307
Toronto, ON M6A 1C3
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