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Tour Guide - St Benet's Abbey

Tour Guide - St Benet's Abbey

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St Benet's Abbey, Norwich, England NR12 8NJ, United Kingdom
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Summary

We are looking for new volunteers to join our friendly volunteer tour guide team.

Detailed description

Time Commitment: Wednesday and Saturday afternoons June to end September on rota. Group tours ad hoc.


Key Skills:

  • friendly and chatty
  • comfortable working outdoors
  • good at remembering information


The role

We are looking for new volunteers to join our friendly tour guide team. You will meet and greet our visitors on their arrival and take them around the site telling them about the history and people associated with the Abbey.


What are we looking for?

  • A people person, someone who enjoys chatting with others and has good communication skills
  • No previous knowledge of the site is needed, just a willingness to learn
  • Able to commit to 2 tours a month from June – September. Tours are on Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm
  • Able to organise and/or attend events to promote volunteering and tours
  • Able to attend ad-hoc pre-booked tours throughout the year
  • Good mobility to get around this rural site
  • Someone who enjoys being outdoors


What’s in it for you?

  • Full training and induction
  • The chance to learn more about your local history
  • The opportunity to meet new people and make new friends
  • Sharing your experience and skills with a local charity and being their advocate
  • Supporting the work of the wider Norfolk Archaeological Trust, a local heritage charity


The location

St Benet's Abbey, St Benet’s Road, Ludham, nearest postcode NR29 5NU

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Norfolk Archaeological Trust

NAT is a local conservation charity which aims to protect Norfolk’s significant archaeological or historic sites at risk. We take monuments into our care, repair them, provide interpretation, and open them for everyone to enjoy.

We actively engage with local communities so that they can be involved in the future conservation of the sites that they treasure.