YNE Standedge Visitor Centre - Museum Guide Volunteer
Activities: Environment, Heritage, Working with visitors, Engineering
Standedge Visitor Centre
We are looking for dynamic, creative and innovative Museum Guide and Welcome Volunteers who have an ambition to deliver new Canal & River Trust activities and initiatives that welcome and engage visitors at Standedge Visitor Centre.From welcoming visitors into the museum, sharing the history of the tunnel and exhibits in the museum,this is a varied and flexible customer-facing role for those who enjoy meeting new people and have a friendly can-do attitude.
This role will predominantly focus on –
• A warm, world-class Visitor Welcome- answering questions, signposting across the site, presentation and cleanliness of facilities
• Exceptional Visitor experience – developing and leading tours,trails and activities for a range of audiences across the site, working in the souvenir section and selling boat tickets onsite
• Engaging and liaising with visitors on a range of issues
• Observing and highlighting safety issues throughout the site if they are spotted or reported
What's in it for you?
Becoming part of a friendly and dedicated team, volunteering in a beautiful environment, meeting people and making new friends, improving communication skills and enjoying new experiences.
What skills are we looking for?
We would like you to be a good communicator, be people friendly, have a good memory for site history and confident using a till and cash handling