volumteering

Volunteering

Do you have an interest in historic houses? Do you enjoy interacting with visitors?

Volunteering in a beautiful place like Lamport can be a great way to enjoy our county’s rich history, interact with our many visitors and of course, can be great fun. We are actively looking for people to join our team of dedicated volunteers to help visitors get full enjoyment from their visit.

Training will be given to applicants interested in the following positions. Applicants can apply for one position, or several.

Cashier (bank holiday openings)
* Meet and greet visitors
* Become conversant with Lamport Hall’s history and current activities and share this knowledge with interested visitors.
* Issuing and taking pay for entry tickets.
* Answer visitors’ questions and give them help where needed
* Encourage purchase of guidebooks and Lamport Society membership.
* This position will be of interest to volunteers who enjoy meeting people and who are confident handling money.

Room Stewards (bank holiday openings)
* To look after the security of the rooms and their contents and to provide a friendly greeting and informal environment to ensure visitors enjoy their visit over our bank holiday openings.
* Become conversant with Lamport Hall’s history and current activities and share this knowledge with interested visitors.
* Answer visitors’ questions.

Tour Guides
* To look after the security of the rooms and their contents and to provide a friendly greeting and informal environment to ensure visitors enjoy their visit.
* Become conversant with Lamport Hall’s history and current activities and share this knowledge with interested visitors by giving guided tours of the house during our weekly opening and for private groups.
* Answer visitors’ questions.

Garden Guide
* To provide a friendly greeting and informal environment to ensure visitors enjoy their visit.
* Become conversant with Lamport Garden’s history and current activities and share this knowledge with interested visitors by giving guided tours of the garden for both visitors and private groups.
* Answer visitors’ questions.
* This position will be of interest to volunteers who are interested in garden history. Some knowledge of plants might be useful but not essential.

If you would like to register your interest, please contact 01604 686272 or admin@lamporthall.co.uk for a short application form.