Home » Volunteering » Search For Opportunities » Titus Exhibition Assistant

Already registered? Log in to apply

Offered by:
Nottingham City Museums, Galleries and Collections
 
Location(s): Wollaton West
 
Address where volunteering takes place: Wollaton Hall Nottingham NG8 2ae  

How many places are on offer?

Several

Purpose of Role:

Help people have a great experience by being a welcome face that is on hand to chat to the public. The role will involve welcoming visitors, assisting people with using various interactives and providing information about the exhibition, site and facilities.


Role Description:

Titus: Trex is king: The first real Tyrannosaurus rex to be exhibited in England for over a century will arrive at Wollaton Hall this summer for one year.

Help people have a great experience by being a welcome face that is on hand to chat to the public. The role will involve welcoming visitors, assisting people with using various interactives and providing information about the exhibition, site and facilities.

Welcoming visitors to the exhibtion and providing information about the exhibition, site and facilities.
Assisting people with using various interactives
Providing visitors with detailed information about the exhibition
Encouraging visitors to leave feedback relating to their experience

Benefits in volunteering with us:
Share your love of dinosaurs and be involved in a once in a lifetime exhibition
Volunteering can help increase your confidence, provide social interaction and vital skills to help you into or back into employment if you wish
Gain valuable experience of working with visitors in a heritage environment
Free onsite parking

Shifts and commitment: Ideally you will be able to commit to one shift per week throughout the duration of the exhibition.
Shifts are either 10-1pm or 1-4pm, or the whole day if you prefer.

 
Skills and Qualifications:

Willingness to learn more about the exhibition and Titus
Able to work in a team and take guidance from staff, being flexible in your approach to work and able to deal with busy situations
Great communication skills
Enthusiasm for history and heritage
Able to stand on your feet for up to 4 hours

 
When required:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
 

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

18 and over. Teenagers are welcome to apply but need to be supervised by a parent or guardian during volunteering

 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

We will try to respond to volunteer enquiries within one week

How long to complete training and recruitment?

1 days training

 
Volunteer Expenses offered? No
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? No
 

Already registered? Log in to apply