ID: 163035

Tour Guide - History and Paranormal

Museums & Heritage Regular - more than 6 months Adelaide SA

About this opportunity

Key Duties Conduct visitor groups in a safe and structured manner along a predetermined path around the Adelaide Gaol. You will also be required to lock and unlock the Gaol for your tour. A willingness and interest in learning about all aspects of the Gaol Skills and Experience You must be reliable and have your own transport You must be comfortable speaking to groups A good clear speaking voice is essential An interest in history is beneficial You will require a good memory for historical facts Moderate computer skills and an internet connection is required Benefits A chance to immerse yourself in the Gaol culture and history Learn about the Gaol's changing architecture Full training will be provided at no cost to you Petrol expenses for each tour you conduct will be reimbursed Other out of pocket expenses will also be reimbursed You will get to meet interesting and diverse groups of people Safe, happy and convivial working conditions Working with dedicated and friendly fellow volunteers Participate in occasional group social functions Impact Keeping the history of South Australia and its heritage alive Creating interest in the Adelaide Gaol Informing others of the Gaol's fascinating characters An insight into South Australia's penal system and architecture Steps required to apply Go to adelaidegaol.org.au, About Us and scroll down to Volunteer Opportunities to complete the Volunteer Application. Alternatively you can phone the President on 0434 115 952 for more information.


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . Working with Children Check *.

Good clean personal presentation.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

A few hours every month and often in the evening.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage
Training

Training in all aspects of tour guiding including historical and paranormal information. OH&S training pertinent to the Adelaide Gaol site.

Reimbursement

You will be reimbursed for all out of pocket expenses including petrol.