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Volunteer guides needed

Guided tours Architectours®, 2024 edition

Do you want to share your passion for Montreal and learn more about its architecture and history? Would you like to contribute to heritage awareness and promotion? Join Héritage Montréal’s team of volunteer guides! We are currently recruiting volunteer guides for our next edition of ArchitecTours® guided tours.

Required qualities

  • Students, graduates or individuals with excellent knowledge in one of the following fields Architecture, urban planning, conservation of built heritage, art history, history or other related field
  • Interest in Montreal’s heritage, architecture, urban planning and/or history
  • Excellent speaking skills, ability to stimulate the curiosity of visitors
  • Interest in research, ability to synthesize and personalize a visit scenario.

Tasks description

  • Mandatory attendance at 4 training sessions in May 2024. (Most of the training sessions will be held in French)
  • From a basic scenario, complete the research of information and consolidate into a complete visit scenario (on average 30 hours of preparation)
  • Be available in July and August for tour preparation (additional research, group practice)
  • Conduct English or French tours (three to four tours in the season, between August 3 and September 29, 2024)

Getting involved with Heritage Montreal means :

  • Share your passion for Montreal and its heritage
  • Learn and discover the heritage of different neighborhoods
  • Develop your public speaking skills
  • Gain experience in a recognized heritage organization

If you are interested in joining our team of guides, please send us your resume and a paragraph explaining your motivation to become a volunteer by March 17, 2024, to the attention of Véronika Brandl-Mouton, Chief, Programs and Activities, by e-mail at:

About Héritage Montréal

Héritage Montréal works to protect and promote the architectural, historical, natural and cultural heritage of the Greater Montreal area. Acting at the heart of a vast network of partners, Héritage Montréal, a private non-profit organization, acts through education, representation and consultation to promote, enhance and enrich the identity and specificities of the Greater Montreal area, the demographic and economic heart of Quebec and home to the largest collection of heritage properties in the country.

About ArchitecTours

These tours are designed to promote knowledge and discovery of Montreal’s heritage. Presented since 1988, they attract an average of 1,500 visitors a year, offering original themed tours of the architecture and urban planning of Montreal’s neighborhoods.