Volunteer Clock Tower Steward

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Location: Caledonian Park, Market Road, Islington, N7 9HF (see map)

Travel: Caledonian Road station. York Way Estate bus stop.

Start date: 21/02/2020 (one off event)

What will I be doing?

  • To act as a steward, taking small groups safely up 7 floors of the Clock Tower
  • To engage with visitors about the history of Caledonian Park and its Clock Tower by helping them to understand the Clock Tower interpretation
  • To ensure the health and safety of visitors to the Tower by ensuring they comply with the regulations and sign the safety disclaimer
  • To use discretion when assessing whether visitors are able to climb the Clock Tower safely
  • To remain in contact with volunteers and staff via radio
  • To ask visitors for feedback with a short questionnaire
Cally Clock Tower

Cally Clock Tower

What impact will this have?

  • Open up access to a fascinating heritage site to the local community
  • Give something back to the local community
  • Help educate about the history of the local area

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Our open days take place throughout the year, usually on Fridays.
  • We can be flexible on time required, but it would be helpful if you could give either a full morning or afternoon (around 3 hours in total)

What else do I need to know?

  • Please be aware that due to the nature of the role we require general fitness. The tower has 220 steep stairs; the role may be physically demanding with an ability to stand for long periods.
  • You must be confident with heights and confined spaces.

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Charity
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Outdoor work
  • Professional
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Outdoor work
  • Professional

Training

  • Full induction to the organisation and the role
  • Training on the history of the site
  • Training on how to safely allow visitors to climb the tower

Location

Caledonian Park, Market Road, Islington, N7 9HF

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