Volunteer Exhibition Assistant
When We Need You
From 25/07/2010 onwards
Volunteers are required to give 3 hours (or more) of their time to help run the "Devils Porridge" museum, which tells the story of the 30,000 women and men who came to work in the greatest munitions factory on earth - HM Factory Gretna - in World War 1. Be part of our team manning the museum reception desk, interacting with visitors and learning the fascinating story of how the Eastriggs and Gretna townships were built.
About Eastriggs & Gretna Heritage
To promote the heritage of Eastriggs & Gretna through the Devils Porridge exhibition. To provide an educational experience for people of all ages. To inspire civic pride in our local communities.
Skills & Experience
Interest in locality. Able to interact with public
The Devils Porridge exhibition is on the western outskirts of Eastriggs, signposted from the A75. It is 2 minutes walk from the bus stop at the entrance to Eastriggs.
Informal Chat, Interview
Training and Induction Details
A brief introduction; support of another volunteer/staff member until the volunteer is comfortable. Opportunities to train in specific skills.
Short term / seasonal working
Museums / galleries / heritage
Frequency & Commitment
Opportunities exist Monday to Saturday 10am - 1pm or 1pm - 4pm and Sunday 12noon - 4pm. Volunteers would need to do 3 hours per week. Minimum 4 hours per month
Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
Please contact our Dumfries office
24-26 Friars Vennel
Contact: Volunteer Action Dumfries and Galloway
Tel: 01387 267311