Volunteer opportunities

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Closing date for applications:
4 February 2013


Family volunteers – Samsung Digital Discovery Centre

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our family programme. The Museum’s family programme delivers a wide range of activities and events for families visiting the Museum, from workshops, talks and crafts to exciting Samsung Digital Discovery activities. This is a great opportunity to learn about how digital technology is used to deliver stimulating and creative learning opportunities for the whole family.

This programme could/is likely to include

  • Helping the team set up the Samsung Centre equipment before the families arrive.
  • Meeting and greeting families when they arrive at the Museum.
  • Helping our Museum learning team run the Samsung digital family sessions.

How the programme is organised

  • Volunteers are asked to sign up to a flexible rota and offer a minimum of 2 sessions per rota.
  • The rota is organised in two monthly periods.
  • Activities take place at weekends and during school holidays, usually between 11.00 and 16.00.

What we would like from you

  • You will have a keen interest in museum learning programmes.
  • You will enjoy working with young people and be enthusiastic about engaging them with the Museum collection.
  • You will be confident using digital equipment and multimedia software.
  • You will be able to commit to a minimum of two sessions per rota and be available for at least six months.

What you can expect from us

  • You will have the opportunity to explore world cultures and history with families through a programme of activities.
  • We will provide you with training on how to use the Samsung digital equipment.