Assist with setting up and packing away, for the education program ie. archaeological dig. Assist with running the education programs(Volunteers may learn to present the programs in their own right). Source and/or create props for education program. Assist with maintaining the props and equipment used for the education programs and school holiday activities. Help with the set up and pack down of the school holiday programs. Ensure all equipment and props are maintained and looked after during school holiday programs.
During the school holidays the Museum offers a series of workshop based weeks that are based on historical themes - the Orient, Ancient Egypt, the Middle Ages, the Vikings, Ancient Rome and Archaeology. The Abbey Museum provide the necessary training for our education volunteers. We need volunteers who are happy to work with children, have a Bluecard (we can assist), like to share knowledge and engage with children to inspire a love of history and learning.