Events Volunteer

We are not currently recruiting to this role, but if you are interested please contact

Heritage Event Volunteers

What will you do?

– Help to create resources and aid with marketing such as leafleting
– Help with set up/take down
– Assist with car parking
– Act as a ‘Meet and Greeter’
– Supervise key locations including ticket checking for talks and workshops
– Support the delivery of family and child friendly craft activities, games, birthday parties and other activities such as storytelling, music and dance (training provided)
– Facilitate feedback questionnaires

What will you learn?

– Gain first-hand experience of volunteering at two heritage sites
– Gain knowledge and a set of engagement, facilitation and communication skills
– Develop a knowledge of different events
– Training provided in the content & historical background of both sites and in public engagement techniques
– Be part of the wider heritage team across Leicestershire County Council

Is this you?

– Good communication skills
– Enjoy engaging with people of all ages
– Have a pleasant and helpful manner and a willingness to learn
– Friendly and able to work as part of a team
– Enthusiasm for history & heritage
– Willing to take part in some physical work


  • Lottery Heritage Fund
  • The National Forest
  • Accredited Museum
  • Visit England
  • Trip Advisor
  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • LPL Winner 2016
  • 2016 Highly Commended
  • LPL Tourism Awards 2017: Commended
  • Food Hygiene
  • Autism East Midlands
  • Sandford Award Winner 2018
  • Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2019 - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year