Experience Wellington Job Listing

Far From Frozen Volunteer


Space Place is looking for expressions of interest from highly motivated and energetic volunteers to help us host a temporary exhibition called Far From Frozen from Friday 7th July to Sunday 6th August.

As a volunteer host, you will be stationed in the exhibition to welcome visitors and engage them in interesting and accurate conversations on the topic of Climate Change and its effects on New Zealand and the Wellington region.  You’ll help us to ensure the exhibition is well presented at all times, and encourage visitors to provide feedback.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A relevant qualification or working towards a relevant qualification.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A passion for the environment, climate change and planetary sciences.
  • Outgoing personality and the ability to speak to a wide variety of audiences and age groups.
  • Be reliable, punctual and well presented.
  • The ability to work late nights and weekends.

We will provide specific training about the exhibition. The volunteer shifts will be from two to five hours each, and may include late nights, weekends, and evenings. You will be expected to fill three or more shifts per week, over the four week period, as agreed by roster.

Museums Wellington is a part of Wellington Museums Trust (trading as Experience Wellington), a registered charity established by Wellington City Council as a Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) to manage and develop its culture and arts visitor experiences.

Deadline for Expressions of Interest is 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 21 June 2017

How to apply

To express your interest please return your completed application form, along with your CV and a short cover letter telling us why you’d be a perfect host for our Far From Frozen exhibition, to tracys@experiencewellington.org.nz

If you have any questions please contract Tracy Stedall, phone (04) 815 8308 or email tracys@experiencewellington.org.nz

Expressions of Interest close 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 21 June 2017