Museum Volunteer

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Location: Gunnersbury Park Museum, Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane, London, W5 4NH (see map)

Travel: Acton Town station. Knights Avenue bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Invigilating our historic rooms and gallery spaces
  • Proactively engaging with all visitors
  • Learning and then enthusiastically sharing relevant information with visitors
  • Champion Gunnersbury Park and Museum, as well as its events and activities
  • If desirable, becoming involved with Tour Guiding and developing tour content

What impact will this have?

  • Achieving and delivering out vision.
  • Acting as ambassadors for our work.
  • Adding value to all aspects of work.
  • Engaging with visitors and showcasing our collections and stories for future generations.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Morning (09:45 – 13:15) or an afternoon shift (13:00 – 16:00), ideally once a week, Tuesday through Sunday, days are flexible.

Expenses

  • Travel costs - up to £8/day.

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Foreign languages
  • Interpersonal
  • Team working
  • An enthusiastic and personable manner with all people. Keen interest in social history and heritage. Excellent verbal communication skills. Self-motivated and able to carry out tasks independently as well as part of a team.
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Team working

Training

  • There are all different types of training days organised throughout the year.

Location

Gunnersbury Park Museum, Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane, London, W5 4NH

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