Events Volunteer

We are not currently recruiting to this role, but if you are interested please contact and we’ll be in touch when we are.

What will you do?

– Help to create resources and aid with marketing such as leafleting
– Help with set up/take down
– Assist with car parking
– Act as a ‘Meet and Greeter’
– Supervise key locations including ticket checking for talks and workshops
– Support the delivery of family and child friendly craft activities, games, birthday parties and other activities such as storytelling, music and dance (training provided)
– Facilitate feedback questionnaires

What will you learn?

– Gain first-hand experience of volunteering at two heritage sites
– Gain knowledge and a set of engagement, facilitation and communication skills
– Develop a knowledge of different events
– Training provided in the content & historical background of both sites and in public engagement techniques
– Be part of the wider heritage team across Leicestershire County Council

Is this you?

– Good communication skills
– Enjoy engaging with people of all ages
– Have a pleasant and helpful manner and a willingness to learn
– Friendly and able to work as part of a team
– Enthusiasm for history & heritage
– Willing to take part in some physical work

For more information on Volunteering please contact



2 volunteers looking at old fashioned games 4 young children and a volunteer looking in the well in the courtyard A photo of a volunteer in period costume showing a child how to print



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