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Help provide a warm and friendly welcome to our visitors

Stewarding / Event Support volunteers needed for River & Rowing Museum in RG9

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support an experienced Front of House team in providing a warm and friendly welcome to our visitors, enabling them to feel safe and confident whilst having a fantastic museum experience.

Volunteering with us provides an engaging and enriching experience with opportunities to build transferable skills and gain valuable experience within the culture and heritage sector whilst supported by a friendly team.

We don’t require previous experience of working within museums and welcome people of all abilities.

What you will be doing:

  • Give a friendly and customer focused welcome to all visitors and to ensure they leave having had an enjoyable and memorable experience
  • Assist visitors in navigating the Museums one-way system
  • Create a welcoming and accessible atmosphere by signposting visitors to museum resources that will enhance their visit
  • Assist our Front of House team to ensure the smooth running of the public areas of the Museum
  • Support the Front of House team by carrying out light cleaning duties
  • Assist the Front of House team in carrying out the evacuation procedure
  • Develop a basic knowledge of the Museum and our collection, so that any questions from visitors can be dealt with in a professional manner.
Contact person firstname
Juliet Harris, Volunteer Co-ordinator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0149 141 5600
Location address line 1
Mill Meadows
Town
Henley-on-Thames
County
Oxfordshire
Postcode
RG9 1BF

Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PMSat AMSat PMSun AMSun PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Stewarding / Event Support
Will suit someone like this:
SociableCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction training
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From museum staff
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
No
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
16
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
10
Opportunity added on
8 September 2020

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