Return to listing

About the Position
Position #: 19693
OrganizationWaterloo Region Museum
Position: Baking Volunteer - Springerle
Location: 10 Huron Road, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: To assist the Waterloo Region Museum programming staff with the preparation Springerle (dough ornaments).
Description: Springerle is a historic dough ornament that is used in Doon Heritage village during our education programs. We prepare Springerle for the next year's Christmas programs during January and February. Volunteers would prepare the dough and then use a special Springele rolling pin to imprint the dough with designs. The individual ornaments are then cut and left for several days to dry. Baking will be done in an industrial kitchen located in Doon Heritage Village and all baking supplies and equipment will be provided. Volunteers are welcome to attend weekly or for as many baking days as they are able.
Training Details: Volunteers will be provided with training. Recipes, supplies and equipment will be supplied.
Working Conditions: Spingerle will be prepared in an industrial kitchen in Doon Heritage Village. All baking supplies, recipes and equipment will be provided.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Specific times to be arranged. Volunteer assignment will take place one weekday per week between the hours of 10:00 am and 4:00 pm
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Heritage/Museum, Food/Hospitality
Skill(s): Collaboration, Time Management, Adaptability, Counting, Measuring
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://www.waterlooregionmuseum.com
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Debbie Moxam
Phone: 519-748-1914 Ext. 3272
Address: Waterloo Region Museum Kitchener, N2P 2R7


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
Twiter  Facebook   You Tube