Do you enjoy learning about different museum objects? Would you like to gain teaching experience?
Kendal Museum is looking for a volunteer to help lead their education outreach programme!
Key tasks may include:
- Working with museum staff and headteachers to understand the school’s curriculum
- Creating lesson plans linking the museum collection to the school’s curriculum
- Visiting local schools to market the opportunities at the museum and hopefully secure plans for a school visit
- Leading education sessions for school and college groups, either at the museum or in the schools themselves
- Gathing feedback from school visits to improve their delivery
- Leading guided tours of the museum
Training will be provided. This role will suit someone who is interested in gaining experience in teaching and museum guiding. The volunteer will be expected to undertake a DBS check, which will be free of charge.
- Gaining experience in teaching and museum engagement
- Being a part of a friendly team
- The opportunity to engage with the collection at Kendal Museum
About Kendal Museum
Kendal Museum was founded in 1796, making it a significant place to learn about local and global history. The museum boasts unique collections of natural history and archaeology. It also has a shop, café, and play area, and hosts group visits, events and workshops.
Dates and availability
This is a regular volunteering opportunity. We can work with you to decide what suits you best. Ideally, this role would suit someone who can gift a few hours per week of their time.
Contact email@example.com or 07442 972270 for more information about how we can personally support you in this role.
Nb. Kendal Museum is fitted with a disabled toilet and the main floor is wheelchair accessible. There is no lift access to the gallery space downstairs. Please note that this role does not require the volunteer to go into the gallery space. Please contact us with any questions or further support.