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Kingstonians invited to become City Hall tour guides

March 21, 2018 -

The City of Kingston is seeking history enthusiasts to help share the many fascinating stories of Kingston City Hall as City Hall tour guides.

"If you love the city's culture and heritage and love and enjoy public presentation, we encourage you to apply to become a City Hall ambassador," says Jennifer Campbell, manager of cultural heritage. "As a tour guide, you will have the opportunity to share the histories behind the artifacts, portraits and architecture within this National Historic Site."

We are seeking candidates fluent in another language including French and Chinese. Full training will be offered to all new tour guides. Tour guides volunteer  from May to October, with flexible weekday shifts.

All interested in being a City Hall tour guide are asked to complete an application. Applications are available at the reception desk in the Heritage Resource Centre (HRC) at City Hall or by contacting bpoirier@cityofkingston.ca. Please return your application in person c/o: Ben Poirier, to HRC reception desk in City Hall or return via email to bpoirier@cityofkingston.ca.

Visit www.cityofkingston.ca/cityhalltours for more information on the tours and the history of Kingston's City Hall.

About the City of Kingston

Kingston's vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston's high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

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