1. Key Activities • The primary focus of the role is to ensure that each visitor is treated with excellent customer service and is given all the facts they need to know about the ship and collection. Interpretation volunteers are there to assist people during their visit; this could be general public, school groups, families and overseas visitors. Aside from historical information, volunteers man our handling tables, assist with way finding and general information giving, with regards to the museum.
• Other activities may include: o Interacting with school groups and inspiring pupils and teachers. o Ability to react to the museums needs and changing programme if necessary. o Orientating, supporting and managing groups of children in a busy museum setting. o Helping with events. o Conducting guided tours throughout the museum. o Assisting with activities during school holidays.
Able to work as part of a team
Friendly nature with a good sense of humour
Must be 16 years of age or older
Interest in the heritage sector
An organised and methodical approach to work
A genuine interest in the Mary Rose and its artefacts
Good English language skills
Willingness to learn
- No criminal record (DBS) check required
- Suitable for 16 year olds
- Will require references
When can I volunteer?
Mary Rose Museum
HM Naval Base
Age UK Portsmouth
The Groundlings Theatre
Together in the Hive Portsmouth
Society of St James