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Museum Assistant with Brighton Toy and Model Museum

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About this volunteering opportunity


Your role is to greet visitors and answer their questions about the museum and the city – we are also a Visit Brighton information point and you will have opportunities to visit other Visit Brighton attractions for free to gain first hand knowledge. You will responsible for admissions, shop sales, general appearance of museum –which includes cleaning of all areas.


About this organisation

Brighton Toy and Model Museum is home to one of the finest collections of toys and models in the world. Situated under Brighton station, you will find a treasure trove of over 10,000 exhibits on display, including collections of toys from over the last 100 years, period antique toys, examples from the world’s top toy makers plus priceless model train collection. The museum is one of Brighton’s most fascinating attractions and an Aladdin’s cave for the whole family to enjoy!

Induction, training and support offered with this opportunity


All volunteers will receive an induction where responsibilities and duties, health and safety procedures etc are explained to them. Throughout their time at the museum, volunteers will receive support and guidance from other experienced volunteers and the Deputy Manager/ Manager. The manager’s office is adjacent to the museum admissions counter so we regularly check in with volunteers and have an open door policy enabling them to approach us with any questions they may have.


Skills or experience needed for this opportunity


As a front of house role, our volunteers have to be confident in speaking to the public, able to work independently but be part of our friendly group of staff and volunteers.


The contact person for this opportunity is Jan Etches, 01273 749494

  • Expenses are NOT paid for this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is NOT fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Assistance with childcare is NOT available for this opportunity.

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  • children/families
  • older people
  • volunteering as part of a team
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