Community Outreach and Events

  • VO94923


As a Community Outreach and Events Volunteer, you will work alongside staff to:
Provide a warm, friendly welcome and help visitors to navigate the site.
Ensure visitors have a memorable, informative, and safe experience that is accessible to all.
Assist with the delivery of a varied programme of community-based events and activities, e.g. guided tours/object handling sessions.
Have fun as part of an award-winning team!

Organisation aims and objectives

The guardianship, preservation and portrayal of Dundee's heritage in ways that educate, inspire and enlighten currt future generations. Trust is responsible for the operation of Discovery Point Antarctic Museum, Royal research Ship Discovery and Scotlands Jute Museum at Verdant Works. Both museums are multi award winning 5 star accredited.


Experience required: No prior experience or qualifications required! Good communication and teamwork skills, alongside an interest in local history, would be beneficial.
Travel details: Discovery Point, Riverside Dr, Dundee DD1 4XA Verdant Works, W Henderson's Wynd, Dundee DD1 5BT
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel for the purposes of volunteering, i.e. to and from the place of volunteering (up to a maximum of £10 per trip). To and from in-house/external training. Any (pre-approved) out-of-pocket expenses.
Training details: An induction, full training, and named contact is provided upon starting. Operating on an open-door policy, ongoing support is available via our EAP (Health Assured), trimonthly team meetings and newsletters, and regular 1:1s.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet