Give a Day

Event Volunteer, South Shields Museum

To ensure these events are a success volunteers play a key role in assisting with the visitor experience. 

We require 2 Volunteers at South Shields Museum on:

 Tuesday 30 May 10.45am – 3.30pm.

An interest in events, good communication skills, be friendly, creative. confident and outgoing personality, reliable, able to follow instructions, works well in a fast paced pressured environment, able to work on own initiative and also as part of a team, open and cheerful, helpful and professional and hopefully have previous experience of working in a customer service environment

What's involved?

We would like you to help us by:

  • Assisting with the family craft activities,
  • giving information to visitors when they arrive about the activities on offer that day,
  • encouraging visitors to support the museum through donations,
  • answering visitor questions and general upkeep to ensure our visitors younger and older enjoy their time at the museum,
  • checking guests off the guests lists (when events are ticketed),
  • collecting customer feedback



Why get involved?

Training, supervision and guidance will be provided by the Events Co-ordinator or Assistant Learning Officer on the day about locations and points of interest on the Museum site and the duties on the day.

You will bw working with a family audience and gaining skills in delivbery and customer service.

Its a fun and fast environment which will be great fun!

*Please note: we are happy to cover any volunteer transport costs involved with this role. 

How to get involved?


  1. Log in or sign up to Volunteer for TWAM.
  2. Accept this challenge.
  3. Await a response from us with more information.

Ideal Skills

  • Working as part of a team
  • Arts and crafts
  • Event Management

Ideal Interests

  • Working with the public
  • Arts and crafts
  • Meeting new people