Mayes Cottage Volunteer

ID: 104626
  • Museums & Heritage
  • Regular - more than 6 months
  • Kingston QLD

About this opportunity

Mayes Cottage House Museum offers a rare opportunity to experience a unique part of the City of Logan’s heritage. The museum includes the remains of the original slab hut (1873), the lovingly preserved house (1887) and beautiful tranquil gardens.

Volunteers assist in the delivery of informative tours for:

  • walk-in visitors
  • primary schools (visits include interactive activities)
  • senior and community groups
  • community events

Duties include:

  • Provide a warm welcome to the visitors, guide them through the facilities
  • Assist with school tours and tour groups when required
  • Basic cleaning, dusting and tidying if required
  • Undertake training to learn about the premises
  • Regular monitoring of the items

Additional requirements

  • Others
  • Working with Children Check*
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Willingness to welcome and relate to people of a variety of ages and cultures
  • Attend Logan City Council Health & Safety (Compulsory) Induction
  • Attend Logan City Council Health & Safety Local Site Induction
  • Read Code of Conduct for Staff
  • Read Handbook for Mayes Cottage Volunteers

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

Approximately 3 hours per week (shifts either Thursday, Friday or Saturday 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm)

Interested in
  • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage

Induction and ongoing training as needed.

Kingston, QLD