Delapre Abbey - Events volunteer

Organisation name: Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust

Title of role: Events Volunteers

Main objectives: 

In this role, we are looking for people who are willing to:

  • Help deliver and support events throughout the year
  • Be responsible for an event, activity or session
  • Be confident in talking to a variety of different people
  • Volunteer flexibly
  • Be a general helper at events or act as a main deliverer

Tasks and activities

  • Delivering events to varied audiences and target groups, such as specialist societies, businesses, or families
  • Creating friendly and informal events, as well as professional and specialised ones
  • Lifting, moving and storing furniture and equipment from one location to another
  • Helping with the set-up and pack-down
  • Being a guide and/or manning the car park areas

Reporting to: Amanda Nichols – Commercial Manager commercialmanager@delapreabbey.org

Location: Delapré Abbey

Work hours: Flexible; dependent on calendar of events

Skills/attributes/experience desired: We would like animated, friendly, organised people to help us form a group of event volunteers that can be relied upon.

Training provided?

  • In House Health and Safety
  • In House Manual Handling
  • In House Fire Safety

Any other relevant information

You will need to attend a “Welcome” day which will introduce you to Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust, provide information on the role and meet some of our current volunteers. This will be followed by an initial discussion with the Community Engagement Team, and then your first volunteering session which will become your “induction” – including site tour and supervisor meet.