ID: 198622

Old Government House Education Guide - Parramatta - #198622

Museums & Heritage Regular - less than 6 months Parramatta NSW

About this opportunity

About This Opportunity

Our education programs provide students with an exciting opportunity to learn about the past, as well as providing the National Trust of Australia (NSW) an income stream to aid with the ongoing conservation and management of our properties.

What will you be doing?

  • Working in a small team of Education Volunteers, you will be responsible for delivering curriculum-based education programs for groups of children or young people.

  • You will lead groups of up to fifteen students around our property, using active questioning, role play, hands-on activities and games to aid learning.

We would like you to have

  • Experience with, or enthusiasm for, working with children and young people

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • A valid Working with Children Check


  • Have an opportunity to volunteer in a spectacular setting with a rich heritage significance

  • Volunteer in a friendly team environment

  • Being recognised and appreciated for your contribution

  • Training and learning opportunities with ongoing support

  • A certificate to demonstrate work carried out for National Trust of Australia (NSW) is available on request to show future employers or further education providers

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

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

9.30am to 2.30pm. We run education programme on weekdays. Shifts are allocated based on your availability. • Shifts will be allocated depending on school bookings. A roster will be emailed to you in a timely manner, and you can commit to the shifts that suit you.

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage

Induction and familiarisation visit with the site and staff


As approved by your supervisor