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Wimpole - National Trust

Wimpole - National Trust

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Wimpole is owned and managed by the National Trust, Europe's largest conservation charity, which looks after beautiful places for everyone, for ever. We are a busy working estate with a Farm, an 18th ...

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Wimpole Ambassador

Wimpole Ambassador

Long term role · 3–5 hrs/Week · Starting from 1 Apr 2024
SG8 0BW, Royston, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
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Wimpole - National Trust
#78978
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Summary

You will help visitors get the best out of their day and provide fantastic environment for all. You will be mobile, roving between key parts of the estate.

Detailed description

We strive to ensure all supporters have an exceptional day when visiting Wimpole Estate, you’ll help visitors get the best out of their day and share the meaning of growing support providing a fantastic environment for all!  

 

 

By getting involved, you could… 

  • Join a large and enthusiastic community passionate about caring for Wimpole.
  • Volunteer in a beautiful and inspiring location
  • Learn new skills and the history of our estate.
  • Enhance supporters’ day’s out and make a little difference to people’s days.
  • Spend you days walking around the Wimpole Estate and enhancing visitors days!

 

 

You’d also be joining Europe’s largest conservation charity and the wider National Trust team proudly looking after 780 miles of coastline, over 250,000 hectares of land, over 500 historic houses, castles, ancient monuments, gardens, parks and nature reserves (including lighthouses, villages, pubs and a gold mine!). We are a unique charity welcoming millions of people each year and with a vision to open up places for the benefit of everyone, for ever. 

 

 

What’s involved?

  • Hosting exceptional conversations with visitors, ensuring they are set up for their day at Wimpole.
  • Sharing information about a supporters visit, answering questions and offering tailored advice for how visitors should spend their day.
  • Discussing the importance about growing support and why it’s vital for Wimpole and the National Trust.
  • Ensuring visitors are up to date with current events, and activities taking place around the Estate.
  • Gathering feedback from visitors in order to improve our offer and to understand more about the visitor journey.
  • Have an understanding of health and safety procedures across the Estate.
  • Being mobile around the estate and engaging with visitors throughout their visit with us.

 

We want all our volunteers to feel welcome and to have an equally positive experience when volunteering with us.  So, volunteers will:

 

  • Be provided with the necessary induction, training, equipment, and reasonable adjustments to do this role well and safely.
  • Be offered expenses to cover agreed travel costs between home and place of volunteering.
  • Have remote access to support, news and rotas via our volunteer website.


This role will suit you if you are …

  • Engaging with people and want to learn more about our visitors and supporters. 
  • A warm and friendly person who can work well among a team and individually.
  • Looking for new experiences
  • Happy to spend lots of time outside, walking around our beautiful estate!
  • Wanting to utilise your communication skills or develop them further.
  • Cheerful - even on our busier days!

 

All National Trust volunteers will be asked to 

  • Respect and uphold the National Trust values whilst volunteering with us

·     Complete training required of all NT volunteers and any role specific training

·     Adhere to relevant policies and processes including safeguarding, health and safety, and equality and diversity

 

 

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs

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About Wimpole - National Trust

Wimpole is owned and managed by the National Trust, Europe's largest conservation charity, which looks after beautiful places for everyone, for ever. We are a busy working estate with a Farm, an 18th Century mansion house surrounded by gardens and parkland, with a shop, a second hand books shop, cafes and restaurant. Volunteers support us with our work in all areas of the estate and new opportunities arise all the time.