Heritage Tour Guide

To deliver heritage tours around the fort to groups of adults and children. The new volunteer tour guides will start by shadowing existing experienced tour guides. They can then move on to taking on small sections of the tour until they feel comfortable and able to lead the tour unassisted.

Volunteer tour guides will be needed to coincide with Fort open days which normally fall on the last Sunday of the month and bank holidays between March and November.

Volunteers will be required to assist with other aspects of running events including marshalling, ticketing, working in the shop and organising displays.

Skills

Interest and enthusiasm for history

Interest and some knowledge of military and Victorian history or a desire to learn

Comfortable talking in front of groups of adults and children


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 10/09/2015

End Date: 01/11/2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No Yes
Afternoon No No No No No No Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Volunteer tour guides will be needed to coincide with Fort open days which normally fall on the last Sunday of the month and bank holidays between March and November. Volunteers will need to bring their own lunch. There is bus service running.


Location

This opportunity is available in: Thurrock


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