Dunedin Prison Charitable Trust


EVENT AND FACILITY - GENERAL ASSISTANCE - Dunedin Gaol Tour Guide

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Volunteer tour guide to show booked visitors around the former Dunedin Prison and share stories of its past uses and former inmates. Responsible for visitors safety during tours.

SKILLS REQUIRED

Ability to learn tour route and the stories for visitors. Ability to relate to others, outgoing nature. Good organisation to control small groups. Need to have good fitness as there are many stairs. Possibly some money management.

SKILLS THAT CAN BE GAINED FROM THIS ROLE

Personal development, confidence, interaction with visitors, learning about the Prison history.

LOCATION

Former Dunedin Prison located at 2 Castle Street, Dunedin

DAYS AND TIMES REQUIRED

On a roster with other guides but usually on a Saturday morning between 10am and 12 noon. On other occasions when special group bookings are arranged.

DRESS CODE

Tidy casual

SUPERVISION AND TRAINING

Full training provided by the Tours manager for suitable candidates

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

Volunteer candidates will be assessed for suitability prior to selection.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Saturday Morning