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Offered by:
Nottingham Industrial Museum
 
Location(s): Wollaton West
 
Address where volunteering takes place: The Courtyard, Wollaton Hall & Deer Park Wollaton Hall Wollaton Nottingham NG8 2AE  

How many places are on offer?

1 initially

Purpose of Role:

In the Victorian Kitchen at The Nottingham Industrial Museum, visitors can find out about the everyday life of the ‘ordinary’ Victorian. As a costumed interpreter, you could be the one giving an insight into how life was lived.


Role Description:

In the Victorian Kitchen at The Nottingham Industrial Museum, visitors can find out about the everyday life of the ‘ordinary’ Victorian. They hear details about how they lived and worked, learn about the cooking and some of the homecrafts they carried out, handle some of the objects used in everyday life and they are also given a deeper insight into the harsh realities which faced many of our Victorian ancestors.
All this . . . and more is explained in a variety of different ways by our costumed interpreters.
If you think this is a role you would be interested in then please email us.

 
Skills and Qualifications:

We need someone to join our small but enthusiastic team who –

· Is interested in social history
· Is able to engage with our visitors who vary in age, background and culture
· Is interested in developing their own knowledge and skills to help enhance visitor experience
· Is able to work as part of a team
· Has a sense of humour, enjoys meeting new people and is able to respond to their interests
· Is able to volunteer at the museum on a regular basis

 
When required:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
 

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
Disability restrictions:

Please talk to us about your access needs

 
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?

This will take a couple of sessions

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

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