Our volunteers play a fundamental role in the success and future of Aerospace Bristol
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Our volunteers play a fundamental role in the success and future of Aerospace Bristol.
Aerospace Bristol is a new museum opened to the public in 2017. This is a hugely exciting time to join the team to help us enhance the visitor experience through your work with the collection. Our vision is an aerospace museum, which inspires, entertains and informs through the understanding of, and engagement with, the stories and collections of Bristol’s aerospace industry – past, present and future. It is, of course, also be home to the last Concorde ever built and the last to fly when it returned to its birthplace in 2003.
To assist with the day to day running of the facilities department. Jobs to include (but not limited to) – cleaning, car park attending, basic handyman tasks, minor repair work, porter-age, gardening, office moves, assisting with events.
role reports to
Day to be negotiated, but maximum of a morning or afternoon per day.
Hours between 7am – 7pm Monday - Sunday, as required (hours subject to change).
Rota to be managed by Facilities Supervisor.
The role will be reviewed regularly.
Practical skills which may be engineering based
Physical dexterity, as some of the work is in hard to reach places
Willingness to work at height and learn and operate within safe working systems
Attention to detail
Ability to work with other museum team members in the museum and engage with the public as necessary
Ability to undertake a variety of work from basic cleaning to more complicated work
Basic IT skills
Willingness to work within and comply with Health & Safety requirements
Commitment to You
Volunteers will receive training for the role prior to their first day.
We will welcome you to a team that is inclusive, welcoming and passionate about Bristol’s rich aerospace history.
We will work with you to understand what you want to achieve from your volunteering and assist you in working towards those goals.
We will listen to any ideas or suggestions that you might have.
We will reimburse any pre-agreed out-of-pocket expenses you may incur in fulfilling your role.
What’s in it for You
Meeting new people
Experience of maintaining and developing a museum facilities department
Gaining an insight into how museums operate
Expanding your knowledge of the aerospace industry and the important part that it has played in the lives of Bristol people
Number of vacancies
Up to 10
Monday 12th March 2018. All applicants will be contacted by Monday 26th March
Volunteers are asked to adhere to the terms of the volunteer agreement
Volunteers will be required to attend role specific training prior to commencing volunteering at the Museum
Volunteers must be prepared to undertake a Basic Disclosure check prior commencing their role
Download our role description and learn more about becoming a Facilities Department Volunteer.
HOW CAN I APPLY?
You can make a difference and get involved. If you would like to become a volunteer, please complete the form below. Got a question about volunteering? Take a look at our frequently asked questions, as we have tried to give answers to as many queries as possible, or if you would like to know more, please get in touch and contact us at email@example.com.
We look forward to welcoming you on-board soon!