Archives

Date Listed : 02/11/2020

Specific Skills Required : We provide lots of training, but we are looking for VEV who are;
• Friendly and outgoing
• Have an interest in Archives, local history and Museums.
• Have good communication skills
• Reliable – with regular attendance, we ask for a minimum commitment of one shift a month.
• Age 18 or over.
• Are keen to learn and stay informed

Benefits to you : Our Volunteers enjoy;
• Being surrounded by and involved in Local History
• Having the opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience in a public facing role.
• Access to our comprehensive Volunteer Training program.Our Volunteers enjoy:
• Being surrounded by and involved in Local History
• Having the opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience in a public facing role.
• Access to our comprehensive Volunteer Training program.

Days / Dates / Times Required :One shift a month, starting in 2021 when the new building opens.

Area of opportunity : Leigh Town Hall

 

PLEASE QUOTE REFERENCE ‘VO10088’ WHEN APPLYING

Visitor Engagement Volunteers (VEV) help ensure that our Visitors have a great day out. They contribute to the success of the Archives: Wigan & Leigh by assisting staff, helping our visitors enjoy their day and providing excellent customer service.

We provide lots of training, but we are looking for VEV who are:
• Friendly and outgoing
• Have an interest in Archives, local history and Museums.
• Have good communication skills
• Reliable – with regular attendance, we ask for a minimum commitment of one shift a month.
• Age 18 or over.
• Are keen to learn and stay informed

Following training, our VEV will:
• Be based within the exhibition space.
• Greet and welcome visitors to the space
• Help to ensure that visitors are maintaining exhibition guidelines
• Have the option to provide small tours around the space
• Introduce visitors to some of the local history and the work the Archives does.

Our Volunteers enjoy:
• Being surrounded by and involved in Local History
• Having the opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience in a public facing role.
• Access to our comprehensive Volunteer Training program.

We welcome Volunteers of all abilities and needs. Please let us know if you have any additional needs or requirements that we can help to support you with whilst volunteering. Please note that this role is wheelchair accessible.

Leigh Town Hall

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