Artwalks Volunteer @ The Whitworth

Opportunity Provider: The Whitworth

This is a great opportunity at The Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, part of The University of Manchester.  They are looking for volunteers who are: 

  • Friendly, welcoming and empowering individuals with good communication skills
  • Observant and sensitive to the needs of others
  • Reliable, punctual, honest and well organised

Health walks will be twice monthly and will either be morning, lunchtime or early evening walks around Whitworth Park.  Shift length will be maximum 3 hours (including paperwork before and brew and cakes after!)

In return for your time, you will:

  • Receive full training in a key volunteer role for a nationally recognised and well-respected scheme
  • Have an opportunity to develop your leadership, people management and other skills
  • Gain enjoyment and satisfaction in helping others to realise the benefits of walking
  • Become part of the Whitworth family; see the gallery from the inside and receive invitations to private views and special events

You will have the opportunity to work alongside lots of different people and gain experience of how to:

  • Help people get active by leading and supporting our health walks around Whitworth park in partnership with We Are Macmillan and The Ramblers
  • Make sure registration forms and registers are completed
  • Lead and manage walks, jointly with other walk leaders
  • Make sure walks are welcoming, friendly, enjoyable, safe and effective, following our best practice guidelines and the requirements of the scheme
  • Trouble-shoot and deal with problems on walks, with support from staff
  • Give any other appropriate assistance as may be reasonably requested

If you think this is for you, please contact Fiona for more information.

Based in : Manchester
Open to: Across GM
Opportunity available: Please contact for further details
Close date: 31st March 2019
Is this opportunity ongoing? Yes
Opportunity Category: Volunteering
Listing status: Live

Contact details
Contact person: Fiona Cariss
Telephone: 0161 275 7450
The University of Nanchester
Oxford Road
M15 6ER

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