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Become a Visitor Welcoming Volunteer!

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

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support our experienced Front of House team in providing a warm and friendly welcome to our visitors, ensuring they have a fantastic museum experience.

Why volunteer at the River & Rowing Museum?

Contribute to the work of a Museum with a diverse programme of exhibitions and events, and a nationally important permanent collection.

Build transferable skills and gain valuable work experience within the culture and heritage sector.

Be part of a friendly and supportive team.

What you will be doing:

  • Give a friendly welcome to all visitors.
  • Assist visitors in navigating the Museums Covid-19 procedures.
  • Signpost visitors to museum resources that will enhance their visit.
  • Carry out light cleaning duties to ensure a Covid-19 secure environment.
  • Assist the Front of House team in carrying out the evacuation procedure.
  • Answer visitor questions and feedback visitor comments to the Duty Managers.
  • Oversee visitors in temporary exhibitions to ensure that spaces are kept tidy and that visitors have a great experience.
Contact person firstname
Juliet Harris, Volunteer Co-ordinator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01491 415600
Location address line 1
River & Rowing Museum
Line 2
Mill Meadows
Town
Henley-on-Thames
County
Oxfordshire
Postcode
RG9 1BF

Map
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
Additional timing details
Morning volunteer slot: 9.45 - 13.00
Afternoon volunteer session: 12.45 - 16.00
Task type?
Stewarding / Event Support
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedHappy to work soloPublic speakerNetworkerSociableCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction and Safegaurding training given to all volunteers
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Volunteers are supervised by a team of Duty Managers
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel expenses
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?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
16
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
15
Opportunity added on
15 April 2021

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