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Museum Guide Volunteer

About this role:

This opportunity would suit a person looking to gain experience and help develop their career within the museum and heritage sector. It will also suit a retired person looking for a new interest and wanting to meet new people.


Key responsibilities:

  • Providing a warm, friendly and informal welcome to visitors

  • Engaging visitors in the displays and stories the Museum tells

  • Supporting visitors in getting the most from their visit by answering visitor queries and providing high-quality customer service



  • We are looking for people who can regularly volunteer, ideally for just a morning or afternoon each week. The Museum is open five days a week from Easter through to October, and there are two shifts available each day; 11am until 1.30pm and 1.15pm until 4.00pm. During the winter months the museum is open weekends only



  • Training will be provided prior to starting



  • Driving license

  • References needed

  • Over 18+ years old

  • Interested in / a willingness to learn about museums, heritage and local history

  • Friendly, engaging, and approachable

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Volunteers will be able to claim reimbursement for travel.

Please click the button to download application form

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