Events Team

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The museum has an ever-increasing events programme, from big multi-period events and our famous 1940s weekend, to small family events and children’s trail. The events team are in charge of running and stewarding the events. As well as coming up with new events for the calendar. As part of the events team you will help out in all areas of site as and when required.      

 

Key elements of the role:

  • Be a steward at the events
  • Complete Health and Safety/Risk Assessments
  • Help with administration relating to events
  • Work and cover multiple areas of site.
  • Set-up event arenas
  • Run pop-up stalls

 

Commitment

At the Milton Keynes Museum we understand that people only have a limited amount of free time. Therefore any commitment, you can make will be gratefully received.

 

Our event programme takes place throughout the year, predominantly at weekends, school holidays and bank holidays.

 

What we are looking for

  • Excellent communication skills and confidence.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Common sense
  • Attention to detail
  • An interest in the museum and its ongoing story
  • Works well under pressure
  • Team worker
  • The ability to adapt to different areas of site

 

Training and induction

  • Full induction to the site and history
  • Shadowing other volunteers
  • Ongoing training will be provide as and when necessary
  • Full training given on roles around site

 

Benefits of becoming a volunteer

  • 10% off purchases in the shop and selected items in the tearooms.
  • When on duty a free tea/coffee in the tearooms.
  • Free entry to the museum for you and immediate family.
  • Free entry to Heritage MK sites
  • Joining a fantastic team of people all looking to the future
  • A great opportunity to make new friends
  • Gaining new skills and developing old ones

 

 

For more information about this role and to apply please, email volunteer@mkmuseum.org.uk or ring the museum on 01908 316 222 and talk to us about volunteering.

 

This role is on a voluntary basis and does not create a legally binding arrangement.