Courses and Programs
MAS offers a range of learning opportunities. We design our training and resources to support museum staff and volunteers of all kinds, from board members to student workers, and from emerging to established professionals.
Our courses are open to everyone—no membership is required! Our instructors are experts in their fields, and will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to do your job better.
In addition to our Certificate In Community Museum Studies Program, we also offer Special Topics Courses throughout the year. Below is a list of our upcoming courses - note that dates are subject to change.
You may register online for any course offered below.
Request a Course! Does the course you want just never seem to be offered in a place you can get to it? Now’s your chance to request particular courses and locations for next sessions offerings. Just fill out the Request a Course Form. Deadline to submit for the Spring course session is January 1 and the deadline for the Fall course session is June 1. Questions? Contact Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this course, you’ll learn about the scope of volunteerism nationally and provincially, volunteer trends and motivation, and community analysis. You’ll also examine the relationship between the museum and community and its impact on volunteerism, learn how to write a volunteer policy, and understand the volunteer management cycle.
Instructor: Kristine Flynn, Volunteer & Programs Administrator, Western Development Museum
$150 (Members), $200 (Non-Members), $125 (Students)