Hou Wang Temple - Grounds Care Volunteer

 

Grounds and Maintenance Volunteers are involved with general maintenance of the garden and grounds, and may also like to assist with general property maintenance subject to your skills and ability.

This role would suit retired or semi-retired tradespeople, or skilled, self-taught handy-people.

WHAT ARE THE TASKS?

  • Undertake routine maintenance work and repairs under direction from the Heritage Site Coordinator.
  • Undertake regular lawn and grounds maintenance, such as mowing, weeding, filling, and tidying,
  • Undertake specialised maintenance and repair projects relative to skill sets and under direction from the Heritage Site Coordinator.
  • Work with other volunteers to maintain the property’s gardens and its grounds,
  • Communicate clearly with NTAQ staff about potential issues, hazards, or disruptions to guest experiences, or risks to the property assets.
  • Pending ability, we may also request that you assist with other duties such as tidying, reporting maintenance issues, and other light domestic and administrative tasks.

  

WHAT SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS DO I NEED?

  • Enthusiasm and skills in maintenance and repairs, or the ability to work with others to assist as required.
  • The ability to be polite and respectful towards fellow NTAQ staff and volunteers, and guests to the property,
  • Confidence in working independently as well as in a team,
  • Be physically able to perform the requirements of the role. 
  • Show willingness to follow policies and procedures and undertake any associated training,
  • Agree to comply with all company policies and procedures,
  • Have basic computer literacy to use the volunteer software and agree to access company communications.
  • Be committed to representing the values and supporting the causes of the NTAQ.

 

WHEN CAN I VOLUNTEER?

Ideally we request a commitment of at least 1 x five-hour shift each week, subject to seasonal and operational requirements.  Induction and training will be provided.