Public Programmes Volunteer

Waikato Museum
Art & Craft

Waikato Museum, Te Whare Taonga o Waikato is the artistic and cultural heart of our city. The Museum's exhibitions, events and programmes tell our stories from a regional and national perspective. Our Public Programmes team is responsible for events such as school holiday programmes, gallery concerts, cultural performances, workshops, and more. They work with artists, presenters and groups of families and children, and also help with making and organising resources for our programmes.  

By participating in this volunteering opportunity, you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 4 – Quality Education
Goal 11 – Sustainable Cities & Communities


We are looking for individuals with great communication skills who are friendly, enthusiastic and enjoy working with people of all ages. A passion for arts and crafts, and previous experience as a teacher or teacher aide would be helpful. The volunteer role would suit someone interested in learning how to deliver events or looking for experience in teaching the arts. This is an opportunity to make a difference and be part of a team creating fun and memorable experiences for museum visitors.  

A Ministry of Justice background check and Vulnerable Children’s Act approval is required for this role.

A Ministry of Justice background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

The school holiday programme takes place on weekdays but most of the events usually take place on weekends or holidays, between 10am and 5pm, and range from 1 to 6 hours.  

Getting started:
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.

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