Park Maintenance, Event Coordination, Gardening, Chantry Island Boat Tours & Sales

(Marine Heritage Society and Propeller Club)

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Position ID: V-CWD0352 Last Modified: 05 Oct 2017 Last Full Update: 28 Sep 2017
Opportunity Details
CommentsPropeller Club is a group of volunteers that support the Marine Heritage Society. The MHS have tours to Chantry Island in the summer, Martin's BBQ every May,installation of docks on island every spring, maintenance of Pioneer Park,cottage, main lighthouse and grounds of the island
ContactStanley Young, Chairperson, Southampton Propeller Club; Phone: 519-797-2157 * 226-668-9040; Email:
DutiesThere are various duties that the volunteers perform over the course of the year, see Heritage Society/
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BenefitsLearn about marine history of Southampton and area, meet interesting tourists from around the world, interact with knowledgeable people and their stories
ClientsTourists from around the world who travel to Chantry Island, meet residents of area, interact with town officials and town staff.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestCulture & Heritage ; Event Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Historical / Archival Activities ; Nature / Environment
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills - guides describe Southampton & area, history of lighthouse keepers cottage on island, crew members provide history of lighthouse as you climb 106 step to the top ; Creativity ; Customer Service - friendly person as you deal with tourists from all over the world ; Dependability & Trustworthiness - available when scheduled for tours ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Skilled Labour ; Team Work ; Web & IT
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) - Propeller Club meets every Wed. afternoon at 4 PM at Walker House in Southampton
Interaction LevelSmall Group - tours have maximum of 9 passengers plus 3 crew ; Large Group - Pioneer Club take on various projects throughout year in community ; Various Interaction Levels
Dates and TimesVarious Dates and Times Available
SeasonsSpring - Preparing docks, boat, for tours and preparing Pioneer Park ; Summer - providing captains/guides/crew/tour base personnel for tours, park ; Fall - taking docks and boats out ; Winter - work in boathouse on projects ; Year Round - meet every Wednesday at 4 PM Walker House for social/business
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationWalker House, High St Southampton, the Boathouse, Pioneer Park, Chantry Island
Number of PositionsBruce County: 10 individual(s) ; Southampton: 10 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; of interest to anyone into marine history, boating, gardening, meeting tourists, working with the public
TransportationCar required ; Volunteer is responsible for their own transportation
CostPropeller Club Registration is $20 per year and $1 for Loonie jar per meeting
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameMarine Heritage Society and Propeller Club
Office PhoneOffice: 519-797-5862
Toll Free PhoneChantry Island Tour Base: 1-866-797-5862
Address & Map
Chantry Island Tour Base; 86 Saugeen St
Saugeen Shores, ON
Canada N0H 2L0
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Mailing AddressChantry Island Tour Base; 86 Saugeen St 
Saugeen Shores, ON 
Canada N0H 2L0