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Ticket Office Assistant at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 4–8 hrs
Cranmore
Ticket Office Assistant at the East Somerset Railway
Ticket Office assistants required at the East Somerset Railway - perfect for people wanting customer service experience. Posted by East Somerset Railway
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Join our Timebank!
Organisation role · Flexible hours
Crewkerne
Join our Timebank!
Give an hour to make someone's day!
We help others by giving our time & sharing skills, while making new friends.
Posted by Crewkerne Timebank
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Guard at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 4–8 hrs
Cranmore
Guard at the East Somerset Railway
Volunteer as a Guard at the East Somerset Railway. Ideal role for those who enjoy meeting and engaging with the public. Full training provided. Posted by East Somerset Railway
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School Visit helper at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 2–4 hrs
Cranmore
School Visit helper at the East Somerset Railway
Themed Primary School group visits require volunteers to meet and greet and escort groups/present talks. Wednesdays only during summer and autumn term. Posted by East Somerset Railway
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Travelling Ticket Inspectors at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 4–8 hrs
Cranmore
Travelling Ticket Inspectors at the East Somerset Railway
Travel on our steam train rides, engage with the customers, check their tickets! Fun, sociable volunteering role. DofE applicants welcome. Posted by East Somerset Railway
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Signal Box restoration at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 2–4 hrs
Cranmore
Signal Box restoration at the East Somerset Railway
Practical volunteering opportunity with a team restoring our Signal Box and reinstating the signalling system. No prior experience required. Posted by East Somerset Railway
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Retail Assistant at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 4–8 hrs
Cranmore
Retail Assistant at the East Somerset Railway
Volunteer in our gorgeous gift shop. Excellent opportunity for those requiring retail experience. End March to end of October. Full training given. Posted by East Somerset Railway
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Miniature Railway volunteer at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 2–4 hrs
Cranmore
Miniature Railway volunteer at the East Somerset Railway
An outdoor opportunity as part of a team meeting visitors, taking money for the ride and ensuring passengers are safe during their journey. Posted by East Somerset Railway
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Museum Steward
Task · 2–4 hrs
Axbridge
Museum Steward
Meet and greet visitors. One afternoon a fortnight.Posted by King John's Hunting Lodge museum
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Trustee
Organisation role · Flexible hours · Starting from 20 Mar
Axbridge
Trustee
Oversight of the museum with particular responsibility for social media. Posted by King John's Hunting Lodge museum
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Social Media Superstar
Organisation role · Flexible hours
From home
Social Media Superstar
We need individuals who can promote upcoming fundraising campaigns, volunteer opportunities and the work and impact of St John on their own social media.Posted by St John Ambulance
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Poster/Flyer Distribution volunteer
Organisation role · Flexible hours
Flexible location
Poster/Flyer Distribution volunteer
We’re looking for individuals who can help us spread the message of
St John by putting up our posters & flyers in their local community.
Posted by St John Ambulance

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