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  • Welcome Hosts (Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries)
    with Fife Cultural Trust

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO70733 - Created/last updated: 09/01/2019



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    About this opportunity:Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries are looking for friendly, enthusiastic volunteers to provide a 5 star welcome to their visitors on arrival. From 'Meet & Greet' to informing people about the venue and town, local people are needed to give a memorable first impression to visitors from far and wide!
    The main tasks in the role are to meet all visitors with a warm welcome, offer venue maps and give a brief overview of the venue and the facilities on offer and answer any face-to-face enquiries regarding the venue. Volunteers should have a reasonable knowledge of Dunfermline and be happy to provide local information on areas such as what to see and do, shopping, food and drink. They will be responsible for maintaining a supply of up to date local information.
    This role is suited to outgoing, sociable and friendly individuals with a passion for the Dunfermline area.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:All FCT volunteers receive a standard induction that covers venue information, Health & Safety, meeting the team and role orientation. Training is on the job with members of our staff team with a supervisor supporting volunteers throughout their placement.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Expenses are paid for local residents only.

    Experience required:Enthusiasm and a commitment to providing the highest standard of customer service - the ability to provide a 5 star welcome for all our visitors. Excellent communication skills. Good local knowledge of the local area. Reliable. Smart and presentable appearance.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTakes place at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, 1-7 Abbot Street, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7NL.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

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    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
     
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