This opportunity provides an interesting and stimulating way to fill a few hours of your time - helping to welcome and guide visitors who come from near and far. Also some behind-the-scenes work during off season. As a volunteer you will be given training to ensure that you are competent to assist visitors on your own, if you wish you will be provided with information about Fife Folk Museum pertinent to the task. If you are interested in history and especially local history and people, you will find this a rewarding opportunity. You will meet a variety of and answer visitors queries on a variety of topics relating to the Museum. When you are fully trained you will deal with visitors as they arrive.
no upper age limit has been specified
Initial training will be 2.5 hours - covering general routine, opening and closing museum, local history information, general health and safety procedures and introduction to the rest of the team. Buddy training will also be provided.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
The ability to engage with people of all ages in an informative and friendly way, a good listener and able to respond to relevant questions. Flexibility is desirable with a willingness to commit to a minimum of 3 months.
Find out more about volunteering
View our introduction to volunteering page or contact us to find out more -
our experts love helping people of all ages and backgrounds to become volunteers.
Register your opportunity
If you are an Organisation that would like your opportunity to be registered. You can do this by requesting a registration form here.
Help and Support
Call us to arrange an appointment
Give us a call on 0800 389 6046 to arrange an appointment to chat with our staff about what opportunities are available. Meetings can be arranged outside of the office in some cases.
Register with us
Fill out our registration form and a member of staff will then get in touch with you to discuss volunteering options to suit you.
If you volunteer or you're interested in volunteering then sign up for our free e-mail bulletin for volunteers - it only takes a few seconds. We send out bulletins roughly every two weeks and you can unsubscribe at any time.