ID: 40374

Tour guides and Historical Society members

Museums & Heritage Regular - more than 6 months Hamilton Hill WA

About this opportunity

The Historical Society members are the Volunteer custodians and Guides of the Azelia Ley Homestead Museum and Wagonhouse museum, on roster for Sunday opening 1.30-4.30pm, and supervising the Museums for booked tours and school excursions, as they occur (Mon-Wed).

They are also involved in supporting City of Cockburn events; High Tea, & Spring Fair and various projects; ANZAC poppies, conferences and workshops, Heritage Festival Vintage Machinery Day, as well as ongoing projects; Davilak Ruins development & archaeology, and Wagonhouse & machinery development.

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

Volunteers need to have a genuine interest in their local history & membership of The Historical Society of Cockburn($5.00), to enable them to gain knowledge of the Museums and service visitors.

They need to play to their own skills, involving themselves in their specific interests, as part of this active group, and be willing to help maintain the Museums.


**Please note** this position is advertised by the City of Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre on behalf of the organisation above.

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

Man the museums on roster, Sundays 1.30-4.30pm, and tours when they are booked (Mon-Wed)(1hr). Informal gathering on Mon morns to discuss, dust, have a cuppa, and assess the latest donations of artefacts. Where possible, we encourage volunteers to attend the monthly meeting of the Society- 1st Wed of the month 4.30pm-6pm.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage

Training working alongside others and learning at work place. Workshops or talks on related subjects


No re-imbursement, but tea/coffee is freely available, and there are benefits when funding available