Volunteer - Amelia

Welcome to The Amelia Scott Volunteer Program!

At The Amelia Scott, our mission is ‘enriching lives, inspiring learning’. Volunteers play a vital role in helping us fulfil this mission and create a positive impact in our community. Join us as a volunteer and be part of something special.

Why Volunteer with Us?

Enriching Lives:

As a volunteer at The Amelia Scott, you have the incredible opportunity to enrich lives. Through your support and dedication, you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals of all ages. Whether you're assisting with educational programs, engaging with visitors, or providing valuable assistance behind the scenes, your contribution directly impacts the enrichment of our community.

Inspiring Learning:

Volunteering at The Amelia Scott means being a catalyst for learning and inspiration. Our programs and activities are designed to ignite curiosity, spark creativity, and foster a lifelong love for learning. By volunteering with us, you'll be part of a team that inspires minds and helps individuals discover new passions, expand their horizons, and unlock their full potential.

How You Can Help, current roles we are recruiting for:

Summer of Fun Volunteer:

Join Us for an Exciting Summer at The Amelia Scott!

Get ready for an amazing summer opportunity at The Amelia Scott! We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help with gallery facilitation, object handling, supporting Discovery Days, and leading Park Safaris.

There are a variety of activities on offer but all will be linked to our exciting upcoming exhibition Brickosaurs. This fun exhibtion invites visitors to step into the world of extraordinary dinosaur brick-built models. This isn’t just an exhibition; it's a thrilling family-focused experience that brings awe-inspiring moments to life. Imagine the thrill of standing face-to-face with a colossal T-Rex, the grace of a Stegosaurus, and the majestic presence of a Triceratops—all crafted from intricate toy brick builds.

This opportunity is perfect for students and those completing their Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award. You'll gain valuable skills in event facilitation, public engagement, and team collaboration while being part of a dynamic and creative environment. Plus, it's a fantastic way to add unique experience to your resume and make the most of your summer!

Find out more by following this link.

Curiosity Cafe (The Amelia Scott's Version of a Dementia Cafe) Volunteer:

Join us as a Dementia Café Volunteer and help create a vital social space where individuals living with dementia and their loved ones can connect, relax, and enjoy meaningful interactions.

As a volunteer, you will play a key role in ensuring our café is welcoming and supportive.
You'll assist with serving refreshments, facilitate engaging activities, and provide companionship to attendees.
Your presence and dedication will help make the café a cherished place for socialisation and support, making a real difference in the lives of those affected by dementia.

Find out more by following this link.

Engagement Volunteer:

Assist our dedicated team in delivering impactful programs and activities. From facilitation of Galleries to the support of events, family activities, workshops or talks.

Find out more by following this link.

Learning Volunteer:

Are you passionate about education and eager to make a positive impact on young learners? We are seeking dedicated volunteers to join us as Learning Volunteers, supporting school visits and creating unforgettable educational experiences.

Find out more by following this link.

IT Buddy:

Are you passionate about technology and eager to make a difference in the lives of others? We are seeking dedicated volunteers to join us as IT Buddies, providing valuable tech assistance to those in need.

Find out more by following this link.

Conservation Volunteer - Book Group Leader:

Are you someone who loves books and enjoys talking about them with others? Join us as a Book Group Leader at The Amelia. It's a great opportunity to meet new people, make friends, and discover new books together. Whether you're a seasoned reader or just starting out, your love for stories will help create a welcoming and enjoyable environment for everyone. Join us and let's explore the wonderful world of books together!

Find out more by following this link.

Regrettably, at this time, we are unable to accommodate work experience placements, thank you for considering us for your work experience opportunity.

Benefits of Volunteering:

Personal Growth: Expand your skills, gain valuable experience, and develop new interests.

Community Connection: Join a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for enriching lives and inspiring learning.

Lifelong Learning: Engage with a wide range of subjects, exhibits, and programs, and continue to learn and grow.

Positive Impact: Make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and contribute to the betterment of our community.

Ready to Join Us?

Be part of our mission to enrich lives and inspire learning. Whether you can volunteer your time on a regular basis or have limited availability, we welcome your commitment and dedication. Your unique skills and perspectives will contribute to the vibrant tapestry of our volunteer team.

To become a volunteer at The Amelia Scott, please complete our online volunteer application form. We'll review your application and be in touch to discuss potential opportunities that align with your interests and availability. Alternatively, if you would like to learn more before you apply, please do hesitate to get in touch by emailing Alexandra.curson@tunbridgewells.gov.uk.

Thank you for considering volunteering with us at The Amelia Scott. Together, we can make a lasting impact and create enriching and inspiring learning experiences for all.

Enrich Lives. Inspire Learning. Volunteer at The Amelia Scott today!

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