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Leeds: Education Activity Steward

Working with new British Army recruits in their first few weeks of training, the Realities of War project helps aspiring soldiers understand the development of the British Army throughout history, from Agincourt to the Falklands, via a series of hands-on object handling sessions, talks & tours. 

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with stewarding activities to ensure the safety and enjoyment of participants involved in the project.

The day long activities take place over several weekdays each month. We need stewards willing to give three or six hours at least once a month.

Why get involved?

Develop your...

  • People skills
  • Activity organisation skills
  • Knowledge of how facilitated learning takes place within a museum environment
  • Observation of how to engage audiences with a museum collection

The chance to learn about object handling and how it can be used to engage audiences with heritage collections

How to get involved?

Step 1: Sign up or log in to www.royalarmouries.volunteermakers.org/login/

Step 2: Accept the challenge

Step 3:  You will be contacted by a member of the team with further information

Step 4: You will be offered an interviewed to assess your suitability for the role. You will be contacted by the team if successful

Step 4: Once the challenge is complete, don’t forget to sign back here to add your volunteering hours and mark the challenge as complete. The hours will appear on your profile

Due to the nature of the training you must be 18 or over to accept this challenge and will be asked to apply for a basic disclosure through Royal Armouries 

Ideal Skill

  • Working with Young People

Ideal Interests

  • Community Work
  • Learning and Education
  • Visitor Service/ Front of House

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