OPP OF THE DAY: Events Assistant – Kinver Edge, The National Trust

Fancy being an elf for the day? Or are you a champion at building bird feeders? There’s nothing nat trustlike a fun day out, and Events Assistants help us to make them happen at Kinver Edge

By getting involved, you could:
– Have fun and help visitors enjoy themselves, in the Rock Houses and the countryside of the Edge
– Get experience of working on some of the best events around
– Dress up in costume – but it’s not compulsory!
– Help turn a field into a festival and back again in one day
– Join an enthusiastic and varied team and make some new friends

What’s involved?
– Helping to plan events so that they tell the story of our place and bring the history and nature to life
-Practical help with signage, marking out spaces for exhibitors, moving tables, putting up gazebos and so on.
– Preparing and leading creative workshops such as children’s craft and nature activities when needed
– Making visitors feel welcome, answering any questions and encouraging them to get involved
– Promoting other events at Kinver Edge and at other National Trust places locally.
– Asking visitors to tell us about their day, so we can improve future events
– You are important in making sure things run as smoothly and safely as possible – this includes getting to know health and safety and evacuation procedures
– There might occasionally be some other activities that are of interest to you, that we could use your help with.

This role will suit you if you are:
– Someone who loves meeting people and enjoys working with families
– Cheerful and positive, even when the weather’s not on your side
– Willing to get stuck in with anything on a busy day
– Reasonably fit – you don’t need to be Geoff Capes, but you could be on your feet all day
– Keen to help, but unable to commit to regular volunteering throughout the year

Extra Information:
– We’ll help you get to know Kinver Edge how you can help and how you will work with the rest of the team – with induction and training
– We provide equipment to help you do this role well and safely
– We’ll also cover agreed costs of your travel between home and the Edge

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Helen Selkirk
Tel: 01384 872553
Email: Helen.Selkirk@nationaltrust.org.uk
Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kinver-edge/

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