NEW VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY FOR COUNTY DURHAM COMMUNITY Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Adults from across County Durham are being offered the opportunity to gain new skills and help deliver a warm welcome to new attractions in one of the UK’s friendliest towns.
The Auckland Project is now searching for the first volunteer members of its brand new Experience Team, who will help to meet, greet and support visitors at the town’s developing arts, faith and heritage attractions.
In 2017, Bishop Auckland became the first town in the north east to be awarded WorldHost Recognised Destination status, an internationally renowned benchmark for excellence in customer service.
In an effort to help maintain this accolade and ensure volunteers have the opportunity to learn new and transferrable skills, anyone who joins The Auckland Project Experience Team will receive training in a wide range of areas, including customer service, safeguarding, security and first aid.
The team will be based primarily at the brand new Auckland Tower visitor centre in Bishop Auckland Market Place, where visitors will orientate themselves with The Auckland Project’s attractions.
Their role will be to offer a warm welcome to visitors, helping them with accessibility and finding their way around, selling tickets and assisting with access to Auckland Tower’s lift and 15m high viewing platform.
Applications for volunteers who wish to join The Auckland Project’s Experience Team are open to over 18s only and close on Friday
CASTLE, GALLERIES, MUSEUMS: A LOT TO EXPLORE...
A traditional experience with a twist awaits those visiting The Auckland Project this winter season.
Enjoy a bird's eye view across the town, buy tickets and get all the information you need to enjoy your visit
Once the private home of the Prince Bishops of Durham, the castle was built as a symbol of power and authority
Explore the stunning 17th-century Walled Garden, where we harvest delicious fresh produce for our cafes and restaurants.
The Spanish Gallery is the UK’s first gallery dedicated to the art, history and culture of Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries.
The first museum in England to explore the history of faith in Britain and Ireland, from prehistory to the present day