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Haynes Motor Museum is home of the UK’s largest collection of cars and motorbikes, you can get up close to some of the very first cars invented in The Dawn of Motoring, learn how a car works with the ...

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Room Guide Volunteer

Project role (Temporary) · 6 hrs/Week · Starting from 18 Jul For around 8 weeks
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, England BA22 7LL, United Kingdom
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Summary

Room Guide Volunteers will provide a warm and friendly welcome, engaging with visitors in the Museum galleries about the vehicles and their histories.

Detailed description

 Tasks

  • Talking to visitors about the Museum exhibits, explaining their stories and associated histories
  • Providing a warm and friendly welcome and point of contact to all visitors to the Museum and supporting the Front of House team by:
  • Welcoming visitors in the reception foyer
  • Enhancing the visitor experience by answering questions and being enthusiastic
  • Making visitors aware of any exhibitions, events or educational activities taking place in the Museum
  • Notifying the collections team of any damage or deterioration of collection objects in the Museum
  • Volunteering alongside others as part of a team
  • Providing talks and tours to pre-booked groups

 

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for people with a friendly, enthusiastic and approachable manner who enjoy welcoming visitors and can communicate confidently with audiences about the history of motoring, able to commit a minimum of one day a week 10:00 and 15:00.


Training and support

We provide all volunteers with an induction. Additional training for all tasks and equipment use will be provided as necessary.

 

What you’ll get out of it

  • Work as part of a friendly team
  • Meet new people
  • Help visitors enjoy their experience of our Museum
  • Gain experience of volunteering in a museum setting
  • Develop and share your knowledge of motoring history

 

What we will provide to volunteers

🤝 Extra support

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About Haynes Motor Museum

Haynes Motor Museum is home of the UK’s largest collection of cars and motorbikes, you can get up close to some of the very first cars invented in The Dawn of Motoring, learn how a car works with the working cutaway, explore reds around the world in the famous Red Room and feed your need for speed with some of the most iconic Formula 1 cars in Williams’ history.