Volunteering Opportunity: Admin, Outreach and Marketing Assistant with Royal Gunpowder Mills

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We offer exciting and engaging educational programmes for primary school children, all led by our highly experienced education officers who bring history to life. Our programmes allow students to step back in time with costumed educational staff to learn about life during WWII on the Home Front, discover how the Victorians lived, explore the Viking way of life or encounter the story of Guy Fawkes. Alternatively, schools can take advantage of our 170 acres of natural parkland with our outdoor Explorers programme. We are expanding our audiences and are looking for a volunteer who is interested in heritage and learning, quite confident with Microsoft Office and comfortable with speaking to new people on the phone. The task is to assist with outreach, market research, marketing and administration to promote the Royal Gunpowder Mill’s ever popular education programme. This is a great opportunity to gain experience of working in a heritage organisation.

Opportunity Type: Short-term Commitment

District: Broxbourne

Location: Indoor, Outdoor

Time of day: Weekday Afternoons, Weekend Half Days, Casual or Intermittent

Practical Considerations: Hours to suit, training given, short term placements considered, based at Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1JY

- Some disabled access - Insurance - Travel expenses by arrangement - Volunteers must be 16 or over - Training and support provided

Suitable for: 16 – 17 year olds, 18 – 25 year olds, Aged 26 and over

Suitable for volunteers interested in: Education & Training (adults), Education & Training (young people), Marketing & Communication, Museums & Heritage, Sport, Activity & Outdoor Pursuits

Does this opportunity provide wheelchair access?: No