Volunteer Opportunities

Dorking Museum Volunteers

Visitor Assistants

  • to greet and welcome visitors
  • to collect information from visitors for marketing purposes
  • to answer queries from visitors or telephone queries and pass on to the relevant team member
  • to keep an eye on the security of the museum and its objects
  • to keep the museum generally tidy and to ensure health and safety
  • to hand out guides, children’s quizzes, large print book where needed.
  • to sell items from the shop
  • to generally assist in making visitors’ experience a good one

To apply – please fill in our online form.

Visitor Assistant Manager for Dorking Museum

A manager is needed to co-ordinate all the activities of the Visitor Assistants (VAs) at Dorking Museum. We need someone with experience of dealing with teams of people, who would enjoy the challenge of this vital role. The person would be responsible for about 40 volunteers, their Induction training, their ongoing development and the vital interaction between other areas of the museum. We are looking for someone with a passion for good customer service who is computer literate and who can also lead the recruitment of volunteers.

The role is voluntary, part-time and full training will be given. The museum is open 10 – 4 on Thursday to Saturday.

To apply – please fill in our online form.

Events Co-ordinator

We are looking for a friendly and organised volunteer to handle all events held at the Museum.

  • To investigate the viability of running a series of regular or occasional events in the museum for paying members of the public
  • to plan those events, and book days and speakers
  • to arrange ticket sales through the website and front desk, if needed
  • to liaise with the publicity team for press, web, social media and poster coverage to promote the events
  • to arrange setting up of the event on the day/evening with a team
  • to account for profits made

The role is voluntary, part-time and full training will be given.

To apply – please fill in our online form.

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