Dedicated volunteers make every Doors Open event more successful. Many enjoy it so much that they join us every year!

If you would like to meet great people, learn about Peterborough’s heritage, and have fun  – come along! We can always find a job for you, even if you only have a couple of hours to donate. It is not crucial to have an interest in history, art, heritage, design, architecture and/or construction.

We welcome secondary school students doing their community hours, college and university students in related program areas, retirees, heritage buffs, community groups and anyone else who is willing and able to help out. 

During the day-long event, we need:


As a DOP 2014 volunteer, you might be called upon to welcome visitors, interpret maps, direct people to nearby sites, or give advice on where to eat and where to park.

Prior to the event we need:

If you are interested in volunteering, contact us for more details.

Phone: 705-742-7777 ext. 1491 or email: [email protected]