Does the thought of meeting interesting people from all over New Zealand and around the world interest you? Would you like to provide the best customer experience to our passengers? Join a team that provides a unique heritage rail experience to the public. We are looking for individuals, men and women, who would be interested in becoming volunteer guards on our historic line. The train weaves through farm land, and follows the Ohinemuri River to the Waikino Station Cafe.
Duties include looking after passengers, explaining the history of the railway and surrounding areas and helping keep the passenger cars clean and tidy. This position requires climbing steps on and off the train, and the releasing of spring loaded ramps, so would best suit people with full movement, and good physical fitness. Gain a sense of satisfaction by enhancing people's experience of taking the train and hearing their stories. This is a fun, but also serious role - and if you enjoy train travel, then we'd love to hear from you.
We are looking for reliable volunteers who enjoy working as part of a team. This position requires climbing steps on and off the train, and the releasing of spring loaded ramps - so would best suit people with full movement, and good physical fitness. People that enjoy this role are people-orientated, warm and friendly, with an easy sense of humour.
Full training and ongoing mentoring will be provided.
You need to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and be able to show proof of this.
Ideally you can volunteer 5-8 hours per week depending on your availability.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.