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Visitor Engagement/ Tour Guide

  • Location: Townsville QLD
  • Category: Museums & Heritage
  • Type of work
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Education & Training
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Research, Policy, & Analysis
    • Tour Guides, Information, & Heritage
  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Time Required

    Minimum 4 hr shifts per week as negotiated, 6 Week training

  • Training

    6 weeks training 12 month commitment.

  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    Blue Card required on application for Immediate start , MTQ will assist with any further applications

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

  • Reimbursement

    Uniform, Social activities, refreshments, parking and MTQ discounts for family and friends.

Volunteer Engagement/ Tour Guides work with the public to provide our visitors with insite into our displays and offer assistance where required.

There are no specific qualifications required to become a volunteer, the most important attributes are: -A strong commitment to the program -An interest in the museum's exhibits -An enjoyment of public speaking

The Museum houses a vast number and variety of displays, however the ability to interpret these displays for our visitors you will learn through our training program.

Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and must be willing to apply for a volunteer Blue Card. This team works shifts of four hours in the morning or afternoon with a partner or in groups.


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