The Guards Museum’s mission is 'to tell the story of the five regiments of Foot Guards who have the honour and duty of protecting the Sovereign and the Royal Palaces. Preserving, educating and making that heritage accessible to all’.
As part of the Guards Museum learning team, you will be an integral part in building and delivering a learning programme for visitors, families, schools and special interest groups.
Key purpose of this role
To develop and implement an onsite programme of formal and informal learning.
To create and develop educational resources for visitors, families, schools and special interest groups alongside the museum staff.
To help with the setting up and taking down of sessions.
Leading/assisting the delivery of education sessions with school groups.
Additional tasks may include
Other administrative-based tasks which may arise from time to time.
Liaising and creating connections with local school groups.
Assist the staff in carrying out the evacuation procedures.
Training and support
We have an induction process where we give volunteers the information we believe they need to enjoy their time with us. Training is mainly 'on the job’ supported by the volunteer coordinator. Volunteers are given regular feedback and we remain open to suggestions on how we can improve the volunteer experience.
The role will suit you if you are
Enthusiastic, friendly and personable with excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
A team working who enjoy working with a diverse range of people.
Experienced in the use of computers, including MS Word and Excel.
Experience in working with children is desirable but not essential.
You will become part of a friendly and dedicated team
Meeting new people from all walks of life
We are happy to provide volunteers with references for potential external employment opportunities.
Volunteer allowance for expenses such as travel will be paid up to an agreed amount.
Team days out
This position is of a voluntary flexible nature and your availability for undertaking the role will be agreed in advance with the Volunteer Coordinator. We are looking for volunteers who would ideally like to donate 3-6 hours a week and be available for school sessions when booked in.
Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining why you are interested in the position, your availability with as much specificity as possible and any specific hopes for the role to Olivia Collins at email@example.com. Please write Learning Volunteer in the subject line of your email.
Applicants that seem well suited to the position will be invited to an informal meeting and tour of the museum. The role can be taken up immediately.
All these arrangements are binding in honour only and not intended to be legally binding.
For more information please visit the organization directly at: https://theguardsmuseum.com/