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.
Front of House Volunteer (Micro Museum)
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SummaryPassionate about local history? People person? We’re looking for volunteers to help look after our Micro Museum and give a warm welcome to visitors on Saturdays
As a Front of House Volunteer, you’ll be key to the day to day running of the Micro Museum. You'll help invigilate the museum and be the friendly face that visitors see when they go in the door. You’ll also give expert information about exhibitions when visitors have questions (we’ll provide you with the information, don’t worry) and you’ll make sure the sites are kept safe and are a place for everyone to enjoy.
The impact you’ll have:
You’ll be helping local people and visitors to engage with local history. At the Foundation, we’re passionate about helping people in Letchworth to access local history and culture.
What you will be doing:
- Welcoming visitors and answering any questions about exhibitions
- Looking after the artwork and exhibition pieces
- Sell items from the museum shop
- Answer the phone and help with any enquires
- Helping to set up for events like private views and gallery hires
- Other ad hoc tasks to assist with the museum
This role is for you if you’re:
- Friendly, polite, good with people
- Proactive and happy to work unsupervised
- 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
- Learn in depth about local history, art and be part of exhibitions
- Flexible volunteer role, you can fit around your schedule
- Be part of making Letchworth a great place to live
On Saturdays, the Micro Museum is open 10am-5pm. You can choose how long you'd like to volunteer for, even just an hour is very appreciated.
You can be flexible with when and how often you'd like to volunteer.