Visitor Experience Assistant (Volunteering Coordinator)

Download Volunteering Coordinator Role Profile here

Application Deadline – 4th September 2022

£9.50 per hour. 30 hours per week. 

The Chester House Estate is a £14.5m restoration project funded by North Northamptonshire Council, West Northamptonshire Council and The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Due to open Summer 2021, the site will be popular visitor attraction, educational facility and archaeological archiving centre. Our educational programmes focus on farming, sustainability, history, geography, archaeology and farm business diversification.

We wish to make the Chester House Estate somewhere that people want to come; a place that through education, learning and enjoyment adds value to their lives, and helps them to appreciate Northamptonshire’s outstanding heritage. We will deliver a quality, unique and sustainable educational offering. We will champion accessible education for all ages and communities, our mission is to give the opportunity to engage with the Chester House Estate’s past, present and future.

At the Chester House Estate we really value our volunteers and offer a wide range of opportunities for anyone to get involved. Our volunteering programme started in Spring 2021 including opportunities within our gardening, conservation, museum, archive and fundraising departments. There are also opportunities to get involved in the Education Centre and at different events throughout the year. We are looking to push this offering even further, we need a enthusiastic individual to take on this role and develop our volunteer offering.

Occasionally situations may arise that require the post holder to perform other duties or tasks as may be reasonably requested by the estate. In addition, all employees are expected to adhere to the organisations commitment to providing a safe and positive working environment for all.

To apply, please send your resume and covering letter to