Schools Workshop Volunteer

We are looking for School Workshop Volunteers to support on site delivery and help Learning Officers
Flexible hours Flexible

An extensive schools learning programme provides opportunities for pupils to connect and be inspired by the collections and sites we oversee. Our programme covers in-person visits to sites, outreach to schools, online delivery and loan box provision. Workshop delivery allows pupils to get close to many objects and historic sites in some cases even handling objects to support their learning and enquiry skills. Experiencing history where it happened!

We are looking for School Session Volunteers to support on site delivery. You will welcome groups to the site, provide information about objects used in the workshop, and help our Learning Officers to monitor the groups whilst on site. You will help us to ensure that each pupil feels welcome, learns something new, and has an enjoyable visit. 

What this role might involve:

Based in the learning space, gallery or outside on site you may:

Welcome group to the site.

Work with children from the ages of 3 – 18 years.

o  Early years 3-5years

o  Key stage one 5-7years

o  Key stage two 7-11 years

o  Key stage three to four 11-16 years

o  Further education 16+


Travel expenses will be paid.
Deadline: Sun 31st December, 2023


Arts, DIY and practical skills, Young people

Suitable for

People seeking work, People who are older

Skills gained

Creative, Listening, Talking to others, Teamwork

Skills needed

Creative, Listening, Reading & writing, Talking to others, Teamwork



Wakefield Council Museums & Castles

Wakefield One, Burton Street, Wakefield, UK
Wakefield Museums & Castles is the museum service for the Wakefield district. We have three museums in Wakefield, Castleford and Pontefract, and two castles in Pontefract and Sandal. We hold collections of over 110,000 objects, which record the history of our district from prehistory to modern day.
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