Brooklands Museum (Weybridge)


Historic Character Volunteer at Brooklands Museum -posted 09.01.2020

 

Brooklands Museum’s mission is ‘to preserve and interpret the heritage of Brooklands, to use that heritage to inspire and educate and to provide a world-class visitor attraction accessible to all.’  The birthplace of British motor sport and aviation, and home of Concorde, Brooklands comprises an unparalleled collection of Vickers and Hawker aircraft, and Brooklands racing cars and motorcycles all displayed in and around the historic buildings on the site where many were originally built or maintained.  Brooklands is unique and opens every day with the support of an award-winning team of volunteers.

General Responsibilities:

  • Interpret the site and its history for school groups by telling stories about the site and/or key historical figures
  • Set up the workshop by preparing props, room etc.
  • Welcome schools and help support them with directions/orientation etc.
  • Provide 30-45 minute storytelling session or sessions in character
  • May be asked to wear historic costumes for historic character
  • To maintain a good working relationships with staff and other volunteers
  •  To comply with the Brooklands Health and Safety Policy and always operate with a regard for good environmental practices.

 

Essential Skills and attributes:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly to teachers and young visitors
  •  Enthusiasm to learn about Brooklands Museum and develop new skills
  • A desire to inspire visitors about the history of the site in a fun way

 

 

Rewards:

  • Induction, training and support
  • Opportunity to develop new skills and meet new people
  • The knowledge you are making a significant difference to Brooklands Museum
  • Free entrance to the Museum with accompany guests at any time
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop and Sunbeam Cafe

 

Volunteer Hours:

This position is of a voluntary nature and requires availability during school holidays and some weekend work during special events. Ideally you should be able to commit to an ongoing weekly/monthly agreement.

 

Pleas

All these arrangements are binding in honour only and not intended
to be legally binding.

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All these arrangements are binding in honour only and not intended
to be legally binding.