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Sharpe's Pottery Museum

Events Volunteer

Events Volunteers will provide a helpful and friendly service that will contribute to the
smooth running of the museum events and activities. Helping to plan, develop and implement activities and events. Source sponsors and materials for a range of
activities. Assist on the day by guiding participants and providing a warm welcome for our visitors. You will be on hand to answer any immediate questions, help them to orientate themselves and generally provide the information they need to ensure they
have a comfortable, enjoyable and memorable visit.


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 Events team

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?

Providing a warm, friendly welcome (and goodbye) to all visitors as the public face
of Sharpe's Pottery Heritage and Arts Trust as a charity
Using your creative side to help plan engaging activities and events for all ages
Understanding and communicating key messages, events and other informaition
Deal with any queries that may arise from visitors and pass to colleagues if
Be aware of the needs and arrangements for all visitors, including disabled and
family visitors
Encourage donations and explain how the money raised will be used
Assisting with events and promote guided tours & groups
Become familiar with and then follow the necessary health and safety policies and
procedures at all times
Giving any other appropriate assistance as may be reasonably requested.

What skills are required?

Will training be given or available?


Additional important information

Whats in it for you? Becoming part of a friendly and dedicated team; Meeting people from all walks of life and making new friends; Improving your communication skills; Enjoying new experiences and learning something new every day; Great personal satisfaction, since you have the opportunity to make a real difference to our visitors’ experience.

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

Alternatively email quoting the opportunity number stated below.


Arts, Culture or Heritage

Volunteer Opportunity No.


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