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Summer Opportunities 2019

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Get Active. Do Good. Have Fun! Take advantage of your Summer break and get involved in the local Sheffield community with our summer programme of volunteering and community engagement. There are lots of activities to take part in - all for a good cause!

Family Activity Volunteers

This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2019.

Can you support families to spend time together in a creative, historical environment? Help is needed to work with families to complete creative arts tasks and trails over the summer holidays. The role involves setting up the activity as well as tidy up after the activity. Each creative session has a different theme. At Kelham Island Museum and/ or Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet on Tuesdays and Wednesday mornings during the summer holidays

What skills do I need?

No specific skills required, just be friendly and engage with families and children

What will I gain?

Experience working with children and families in a historical environment

Training and support

Training with supervisor before volunteering. Date of training to be confirmed on application

Time commitment

Tuesdays and Wednesdays over the summer holidays 9.30am - 1.30pm







DBS (criminal records) check



Kelham Island Museum OR Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Travel information

Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8RY Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield, S7 2QW Easily accessible by bus. Public transport costs reimbursed
  • CausesChildren and families, Education, Museums and heritage
  • FrequencyEvery week, Flexible
  • WhenTuesday morning, Wednesday morning
  • Skills and InterestsArt and craft, Communication skills, Creativity, Hands-on tasks
  • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Speech and language therapy, Third sector and charity work

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