Costumed Interpreter

Preston Park Museum and Grounds
  • TS18 3RH
  • Post date June 19, 2016
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Opportunity Overview

Costumed Interpreter Volunteer

Help us create an unforgettable experience for all our visitors. Support us by engaging visitors in activities and exhibitions, exploring local heritage and the history of Stockton-on-Tees.

Tasks

  • You will be required to deliver historical relevant information in an engaging, accurate and entertaining manner.
  • Willing to wear appropriate costume
  • Support the security of our spaces and the safety of our visitors.
  • To be courteous and welcoming to all visitors.
  • To be well informed of all facilities, events and exhibitions taking place in the Museum
  • Actively promote museum activity to enhance the visitor experience.
  • Confident to answer queries and be the first point of contact for assistance.
  • Help Increase our reputation as a major visitor attraction in the Tees Valley.

Skills Required

  • Passionate about heritage and the history of
    Stockton-on-Tees.
  • Have an existing knowledge or be willing to learn and develop an understanding of Victorian trades and occupations.
  • Have experience of working in a visitor-facing environment.
  • Have excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • A friendly engaging personality.
  • Flexible and be able to dedicate at least a half day of support per month.
  • Be able to work as part of a team and willing to work unsupervised when necessary.
  • Be able to act in accordance with Stockton Borough Council health & safety procedures.
Job Detail
  • Opportunity Expires On19.06.2018 13:54
  • Requires DBS Check?No
  • Expenses Given?No
  • Link to your websitehttp://www.prestonparkmuseum.co.uk/about/volunteer/become-a-volunteer/