Events Volunteer

EVENTS VOLUNTEER

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre has a varied programme of events from children’s treasure hunts to battle re-enactments! The team are looking for a dedicated team of volunteers to help facilitate their growing events programme.

Volunteers can:

  • Support a varied programme of events including author talks, craft fayres and outdoor theatre
  • Support the delivery of family and child friendly craft activities, games and other activities such as storytelling, music and dance (training provided)
  • Assist in event set up and take down
  • Interact with the public by meeting & greeting, checking tickets, supervising key locations and assisting with general enquiries
  • Facilitate feedback questionnaires
  • Gain first-hand experience of volunteering in a heritage site
  • Gain knowledge and a set of engagement, facilitation and communication skills with a wide ranging audience
  • Develop knowledge and experience of a wide range of events
  • Be part of the wider heritage team across Leicestershire County Council
  • Training will be provided in the site offer, the historical background of the site and public engagement techniques

Is this you?

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

If you are interested please contact Hester Pode on 01163052247 or email hester.pode@leics.gov.uk.

              

 

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