Meet and greet people from all around New Zealand and welcome them to the Maritime Museum. You will provide a warm welcome, take entrance fees (by eftpos or cash), provide directions, answer questions and generally make their experience of our museum the best possible. There are other tasks that can be done when you are not so busy - like helping to keep the museum shipshape - however you are welcome to bring a book, etc to help fill those quieter times.
We are a happy team that enjoy each other's company and would welcome some additional help so that we can showcase the many treasures and significant items we have in our care.
By participating in this volunteering opportunity, you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goal(s): Goal 4 – Quality Education
You need to be a people person - friendly and welcoming. We are looking for someone who is reliable, trustworthy, and able to communicate easily with a diverse range of people.
Health and safety is a big focus on our site, so you must have lots of common sense and be prepared to adhere to our requirements. This ensures you, our team, and visitors are safe.
A full orientation is provided - if you don't know much about maritime history, don't let this put you off applying for this role. You will learn on the job, with our support and input.
This role has shift options available - either mornings from 10.00am - 12.30pm or afternoons from 12.30 - 3.00pm.
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.