Maintenance & DIY Volunteer(s)

  • VO71932


Description

Are you interested in DIY? Would you like to volunteer at an award winning museum? The Maintenance & DIY Volunteer role may suit you.

The Gordon Highlanders Museum is committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world famous Gordon Highlanders Regiment for future generations. A Gordon Highlanders Museum Guide brings to life the extraordinary 200 year story of ‘The Finest Regiment in the World’. (Sir Winston Churchill 1900).

Maintenance & DIY Volunteers assist with tasks such as:
*Using small hand tools; screwdrivers, hammers
*Using maintenance equipment including battery driven equipment; pressure washer, ladder
*Painting & Decorating
*General DIY
*Installing new fixtures and fittings
*Small joinery jobs

The tasks vary and volunteers will know what the task that needs to be done before they come along.

Excellent support and training is provided to all volunteers. Including Core Induction: introduction to the history of the Regiment and the Museum; staff/trustee structure; ‘the small but important stuff’ and a short familiarisation tour of the Museum and Specific Role Induction: h&s, description of the task.

A warm welcome awaits anyone interested in volunteering with us. There is a named staff contact for all Volunteers as well as the other volunteers who are happy to help you settle in.

For more information please contact Bryan Snelling at email bryan.snelling@gordonhighlanders.com or call 01224 311200. Details also available on our website at http://www.gordonhighlanders.com/Volunteering

Organisation aims and objectives

At the Gordon Highlanders Museum we are committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world famous Gordon Highlanders for future generations. Based in the heart of north east Scotland, in the beautiful former home of prominent Scottish artist, Sir George Reid, the museum is constantly evolving. We aim to provide a wide range of unique experiences for all our visitors. We are thrilled to be a recipient of the Queens Award for Voluntary Service-the equivalent of an MBE for volunteering in recognition of our support and commitment to volunteers and the difference volunteers make.

Restrictions

Experience required: Maintenance & DIY Volunteers assist with tasks such as: *Using small hand tools; screwdrivers, hammers *Using maintenance equipment including battery driven equipment; pressure washer, ladder *Painting & Decorating *General DIY *Installing new fixtures and fittings *Small joinery jobs The tasks vary and volunteers will know what the task that needs to be done before they come along.
Travel details: The Gordon Highlanders Museum, St Lukes, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen, AB15 7XH The Gordon Highlanders Museum is situated in the West End of Aberdeen on the X17 and No 11 bus route.
Minimum age: 14

Support

Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 12 days ago