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  • St Andrews Heritage Museum Guide
    with St Andrews Preservation Trust Ltd

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO90428 - Created/last updated: 02/03/2022



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    About this opportunity:If you enjoy history and meeting new people, this opportunity would be a great fit for you. The museum is set in a charming 17th century house, and the displays explore the social and working lives of the people of St Andrews.

    St Andrews Preservation Trust are looking for volunteers to assist with the below tasks:

    - Preparing the museum before opening

    - Greeting visitors

    - Assisting with enquiries

    - Offering help when needed

    - Assisting in closing the museum

    - Learn the history of the museum, Trust and St Andrews

    - Assist during special events such as Hidden Gardens and school visits

    The trust is flexible with your time, whether once a week or once a month, and shifts range from 2-3 hours. If you would like to volunteer or learn more about the opportunity, please do get in touch. The museum is open Wednesday-Sunday 12-4pm then from early May, Monday to Sunday, 12-4pm.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The volunteer will be provided with induction training which will go over health and safety procedures along with the risk assessment. This will be ongoing training where a refresher is provided to all volunteers at least once per year.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Many of their volunteers are local and walk to the museum or have a travel pass. However, the museum is currently exploring ways of reducing barriers to others volunteering and reimbursement of expenses will be considered if needed.

    Experience required:#NAME?

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity is at St Andrews Heritage Museum and Garden, 12 North Street, St Andrews, KY16 9PW. Travelling to the museum is easy as there are multiple bus routes that bring you straight into St Andrews bus station and the museum is only a 10-minute walk away. Also, there is ample parking on North Street.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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