Museum Helper

  • VO78631


Description

To help staff the desk during opening hours, and provide helpful information to visitors to enhance their experience. Also, if wished to help maintain and upkeep the Museum, during visiting hours quiet periods, with a little light cleaning, or weeding etc. When we are closed, a group of volunteers come in and clean top to bottom and rearrange displays under the guidance of our head curator.
People can volunteer for one of (or a combination) the following: welcoming visitors, stocktaking, cataloguing/research, cleaning and maintenance, gardening, outreach to the community.
We are currently open Monday to Saturday, from 31st March till the end of October, and occasional evenings.

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Peak season 3-31/2 hours twice every 3weeks, Off Peak 3-31/2hours once every 3 weeks. The museum is open Monday - Saturday April - October

Restrictions

Experience required: Ordinary social skills are the basic requirement; A friendly open and helpful attitude, willing to answer visitor questions or ask someone if they don't know. An interest in local history helps.
Travel details: The Museum is on Church Road, Newton Stewart
Minimum age: 16

Support

Taster details: Initial training given. If interest in other subject, training is given.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.