‘Viking: Rediscover the Legend’ Exhibition Volunteer

Role: ‘Viking: Rediscover the Legend’ Exhibition Volunteer
Responsible to: Exhibition and Learning Officer
Location The Atkinson
Hours Voluntary


This role is based in our art galleries during ‘Viking: Rediscover the Legend’ exhibition, 31

March – 7 July 2018. No specific experience is necessary as our volunteers will be given full
training and support. This role will enhance and deliver a positive experience to visitors and
give information to highlight specific objects.

Volunteers will be required to be in the exhibition from 10am – 4pm. Two shifts are available each day 10am – 1pm and 1pm – 4pm. Volunteers helping for a full day will have a lunch break of 30 minutes and break times will be available during both morning and afternoon shifts for all volunteers.


To give a friendly greeting to all visitors and provide additional support as needed
To ensure displays are looked after, monitored properly and secure
To provide additional information about the displays as required


1. Have an interest in or happy to learn about the Vikings and the history of Viking Sefton
2. Are approachable and friendly and enjoy talking to the public about The Atkinson and the Viking exhibition
3. Are happy to work unsupervised as part of a team
4. Are reliable with good time keeping

To apply please send an application form by Monday 19th March 2018.

For an application form please email volunteer@theatkinson.gov.uk or download one from our website www.theatkinson.co.uk or collect a hard copy from the Box Office/Shop.