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Sharpe's Pottery Museum

Learning and Activities Volunteer

We are looking for a reliable, creative volunteer to join the team to help with activities and events for both children and adults. The role will be something different every day so click the button to learn more!


Sharpe's Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG

Is the location accessible for those with physical disabilities or limited mobility?


Is the location accessible by public transport?



Minimum of two hours but flexible based on the needs of the Programme and Events Teams.

Could this role be carried out virtually or through a hybrid volunteering model?


Is a criminal record check (DBS) required for this role?


Is a driving license required?


Are expenses covered?

Yes, TRAVEL Only

What will you be doing?

The role involves the following: Providing a warm, friendly welcome to all visitors to the pottery and answering queries when they arise. Planning creative activities for children and adults, assisting with events which include setting up and clearing away afterwards. Encouraging donations from members of the public and explaining how the money is spent. Promotion of guided tours and groups such as school groups. Assisting with other activities as required.

What skills are required?

-Warm and friendly personality
- Ability to think quickly and answer questions
- Be creative when thinking of activities
- Confidence to talk to people about tours, group visits and donations

Will training be given or available?


Additional important information

For further information on this opportunity and more please complete this form:

Alternatively email quoting the opportunity number stated below.


Arts, Culture or Heritage

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