Explainer volunteer

Published

09/25/2018

Start Date

10/20/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Kenwood House
Hampstead Lane
London
England
NW3 7JR
United Kingdom

Description

Based in the magnificent rooms at Kenwood House you will:


• Provide a warm and friendly welcome for all visitors.

• Help convey the story of Kenwood by actively engaging with visitors in answering their questions, telling stories about the house or collection, and helping with family trails.

• Help preserve and protect the collection

• Attend relevant training courses and workshops to increase your knowledge of the house, estate and collection.


We need people who:


• Have a friendly, enthusiastic manner and enjoy dealing with people from all walks of life.

• Have confidence in their ability to communicate well with all age groups.

• Are keen to learn more about Kenwood's history.

• Are happy to be on their own in our rooms with members of the public.


What support and training will I receive?


• Core training and role specific training will be given.

• Explainers will be given clear guidance on how to address security or safety issues and will always have access to a member of English Heritage staff.

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

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