Front of House and Activities Assistant - Honeywood Museum

Front of House and Activities Assistant - Honeywood Museum

 

Honeywood Museum is situated right in the heart of Carshalton Village.  The Museum houses exhibitions, displays and objects/articles of historic interest.  The building itself is Grade 2 listed. To enable the public to access and make use of this building and it’s content we are seeking volunteers to welcome our customers and assist with the many activities and events throughout the year. We run many family friendly events as we wish to bring history to life for customers of all ages.

Main Tasks:

  • Meeting and greeting customers to the Museum and ensuring that they have everything they need for an enjoyable visit.

  • Take bookings face to face and via the telephone for activities, events or local walks

  • Operate a cash register in the small shop and offer excellent customer service

  • Assist with setting up children’s art and craft activities, creating displays and assisting with arranging the collections.

  • Assist with decorating the house at Seasonal events throughout the year

  • Keep the Museum neat and tidy and clear away the activities ones completed

  • Stewarding at special events and open days that the house may hold



Skills required:

  • Good communication skills and enjoys meeting members of the public.

  • Ability to work well as part of a team.

  • Warm, polite, enthusiastic and friendly manner

  • Interest in historic houses, museums and assisting with events

 

When: Week day morning or afternoon sessions to be confirmed with individual

Where: Honeywood Museum, Honeywood Walk, Carshalton SM5 3NX

Benefits to you:

  • Opportunities to meet new people and be part of our friendly team of volunteers with ongoing support from your supervisor

  • Learn new skills and enhance current skills

  • Improve your CV and future job prospects

  • Help to preserve and promote local heritage and a beautiful unique building