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The Hunt Society

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The Hunt Society

The Hunt Society, Limerick

Limerick

At a Glance

  • Start Date:07/01/2019
  • End Date:06/01/2020
  • Closing date:06/01/2020
  • Post Updated:26/02/2019
  • Min Hours:2-3 Hours
  • Role Type:Other

Requirements:Fun, Friendly, other languages are a plus.

Description

The Hunt Society is partnering with Mental Health Ireland-Limerick to collaborate on ideas that can bring more awareness to The Hunt and Limerick's goals of enabling better mental health for all.

Join our collaborative team and learn about our Permanent Collection, Exhibitions and fun Events.

Areas of focus include: events/festivals and visitor research. 

Our Permanent Collection exhibits the original artefacts gathered, over a life time, by John and Gertrude Hunt. The museum also holds temporary exhibitions of local, national and international significance with the overall aim of maximising their cultural and educational potential for the people of Limerick and Ireland. 

We ask for a minimum of 2/3 hours per month and a mandatory Garda vetting. This is an 18+ volunteering opportunity. 

 

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

You will be required to sign in and out everytime you volunteer. This will allow us to keep track of your hours for proper certification when you are finished volunteering with us. Sometimes we ask that volunteers help us set-up and take-down for events and workshops, this may involve lifting or pushing. Many volunteering positions involve direct contact with public visitors to the Museum, and engagement with them. Invigilation, tour guiding, visitor research, kids and families events, special events, Culture night, and more depending on your interested level of involvement.

Skills required for this role:

  • responsible
  • enthusiastic
  • committed 
  • responsive
  • helpful
  • amenable
  • self-initiating
  • polite
  • patient
  • cooperative 

Details of time commitment needed for role:
The Museum is open from 10am - 5pm, Monday - Friday. Sunday from 2 - 5pm and bank holidays 2pm - 5pm.

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
We highly encourage volunteers to send in their CV, a short introduction letter (a great place to tell us why you want to volunteer in the Hunt) and at least 1 character reference letter, this allows us to have a better understanding of why you might be looking at our institution and where we can place you.

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Hunt Museum

Address: The Hunt Society, Limerick , Hunt Museum

Website: http://

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