Education

  • VO94947


Description

As an Education Volunteer, you will work alongside staff to:

Assist with setting up and preparing resources for Learning visits.
Support the delivery of fun and engaging curricular-based activities, including guided tours and interactive workshops.
Learn more about our award-winning Learning programme, with the potential to lead on elements of our tours and workshops.
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.

Frequency and commitment details

During term time, we ask our Education Volunteers to commit to 1 day a month. But we know that isn't always possible! We aim to be flexible and responsive to the needs of each individual, and will work to find a suitable commitment for you.

Restrictions

Experience required: No prior experience or qualifications required! You must be comfortable engaging with children and young people. 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

Support

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