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We are the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation – a unique place-based foundation with a vision to make the world’s first Garden City a great place for everyone to live, work and visit.

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Family Learning Volunteer (Arts)

Family Learning Volunteer (Arts)

Long term role · Flexible hours
2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3EW, UK
Youth workSocial contactArts & craftsCreative
Community & familyArt & cultureChildren & youth
Suitable for under 18's
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Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation
#55224
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Summary

Are you enthusiastic and creative? Do you like working with children and families? You could volunteer and assist families using our Family Arts Services.

Detailed description

As a Family Learning Volunteer, you’ll be a helping hand in our Family Arts Studio where families can get creative and make their own artwork. As well as our open studios, we have regular workshops taking place at the Broadway Gallery and occasional activities at the Micro Museum and offsite. During the workshops you’ll be a friendly face to our visiting families, helping children and parents to get creative as well as answering their questions and assisting with the set up and tidying.

 

The impact you’ll have: 

You’ll be helping local people and visitors to engage with art, culture and local history. Experiencing art and culture is a key part of wellbeing and at the heritage foundation, we’re passionate about helping people in Letchworth to access art, history and culture.

 

What you will be doing: 

  • Helping to keep the Family Arts Studio clean and tidy
  • Making a welcoming environment for anyone using the space
  • Setting up and packing away activities with the workshop leader
  • Welcoming families and signing them into the session
  • Helping them with their art projects if they get stuck
  • Ensuring the safety of visitors and in the event of a fire, safely evacuating the space 

 

This role is for you if you’re: 

  • Friendly, approachable, good with children (and their grown-ups!)
  • Passionate about art, culture and history 
  • Happy to complete the necessary training 
  • Able to follow health and safety procedures 

 

What’s in it for you:

  • Experience in a gallery / museum / culture and heritage sector 
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Flexible volunteer role, you can fit around your schedule 
  • Be part of making Letchworth a great place to live 


What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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The organiser has marked this opportunity as filled. Applications are closed. You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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About Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation

We are the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation – a unique place-based foundation with a vision to make the world’s first Garden City a great place for everyone to live, work and visit.