Volunteering Opportunities

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Volunteering Opportunities Below are the roles the museum looks to upkeep in support of its operations. These are subject to availability. For current volunteer enquiries, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Josh, at joshua@florence-nightingale.co.uk All application forms can be found at the bottom of this page. Please send a completed one of these with a CV to the same email as above. Museum Volunteer One 4-hour shift per week We are looking for volunteers to help bring our collection to life and tell the story of Florence Nightingale. Volunteers will support staff to play a vital role in the running of the museum when it is open. They will help to engage diverse audiences and provide our visitors with an excellent visitor experience. There will be opportunities to volunteer on days the museum is closed and to volunteer remotely. Main Activities: Meet and greet visitors Provide information and assistance to visitors in the galleries Facilitate object show and tell sessions with visitors Help the museum gain an insight of its audience by encouraging visitors to take part in visitor surveys and recording visitor engagement data Support the learning team with the preparation and facilitation of holiday activities for families Carrying out other visitor engagement activities as required on the day (training or briefing will be provided where necessary) Contributing to the upkeep and visual appearance of the museum by keeping it clean and tidy for our visitors For the full role description, click here Student Museum Volunteer One 4-hour shift per fortnight This is the same as the role posted above. However, we appreciate that students may not be able to commit to a weekly shift due to their studies and examinations. Main Activities: Meet and greet visitors Provide information and assistance to visitors in the galleries Facilitate object show and tell sessions with visitors Help the museum gain an insight of its audience by encouraging visitors to take part in visitor surveys and recording visitor engagement data Support the learning team with the preparation and facilitation of holiday activities for families Carrying out other visitor engagement activities as required on the day (training or briefing will be provided where necessary) Contributing to the upkeep and visual appearance of the museum by keeping it clean and tidy for our visitors For the full role description, click here Education Volunteer One 4-hour shift per Week/ Fortnight for Students The museum frequently hosts school trips on site as Florence Nightingale features in the national curriculum. We are looking for volunteers to support with the delivery of these sessions to support the Learning Manager. Main Activities: Assist the learning team in setting up and packing down school sessions Help the actor-explainer with greeting school groups and crowd control on gallery Explain the workshop activities to teachers and pupils and support the group’s engagement with the

Volunteering Opportunities2022-05-03T08:53:30+00:00
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