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We currently have the following exciting opportunities available, please contact - info@quayplace.co.uk for any more information.

Quay Place Welcome Desk Volunteer
Main duties and responsibilities for this role will be a friendly and welcoming face of the church and project, talking to visitors about the project and history of the church and gardens, giving mini tours and helping them engage with events, assist with room set-up and event set-up and dependent on shift, assist with opening and closing the building; support for lone working cover.
Days/hours for this role will be various, Monday to Sunday during morning, afternoon and evening hours with a weekly commitment of a 3-4 hour shift.
For full details on this role click here.

Childrens Activity Helpers - Quay Place Explorers Club
Main duties and responsibilities will be to help run and set up a children’s activity area whilst parents and carers can relax and to engage children with activities and use creative minds to explore local heritage. Days and hours for the role to be agreed but included some weekends and during school holidays.
Please Note: DBS Check is applicable. For full details on this role click here.


Craft Activity Helper (Quay Place Poppy Project)
Main duties and responsibilities will be to facilitate a welcoming craft group that sew, crochet and knit poppies for our Poppy Display and exhibition taking place November 2017. These groups will start from May 2017 and meet weekly for one afternoon and one evening, to be a friendly face listening to memories and talking to people about the project, encouraging people to join in making the poppies in person at Quay Place, and at home, liaise and share progress with the project steering group on a monthly basis and be available to do one afternoon as a general Quay Place helper if possible (full training is given).
Days/hours for role will be 2 afternoons and 1 evening a week (or fortnightly)
For more details click here to see the full job description.

Heritage Volunteers
If you have an interest in the heritage of Ipswich and maybe wanted to know more and grow your knowledge of how Ipswich developed over the ages we are looking for volunteers to help us here at Quay Place. We have a wide range of tasks and activities for heritage volunteers ranging from support of out heritage archival work to research on all aspects of the history of Quay Place and the local community and businesses. Although a lot of work has been done there is so much more to do and this is an exciting opportunity to get involved.

Sitting in a dusty archive is not what we do. We want to actively research everything about Quay Place and the local area and then use that to develop programmes and activities which link our local heritage with wellbeing. You could be leading tours, running activities or just getting immersed in heritage. Some work can been done in Quay Place, some in records offices and the roles could easily be suitable for someone who just wanted to do research from home. The hours are very flexible as a result. If you want to know more just get in touch.
For more details about the role click here.

Gardener Co-ordinator/Lead Gardener
To guide and lead in all aspects of running the garden and running a two hour monthly group. Encourage and motivate others in the garde, helping to assign tasks on different levels. Ongoing maintenance of the garden, planting, design and ongoing ground support. For more info click here

Gardener/Caretaker
To help with the upkeep of the garden and ongoing maintenance, weeding and tidying. To provide general support to the team at Quay Place to help keep the building tidy up so that it looks its best for our visitors.

Wellbeing Practitioner Coordinator
Quay Place is looking for a volunteer wellbeing practitioner coordinator to work in the General department at Quay Place. Your main responsibilities and duties will include to set up rooms so they are ready for the wellbeing practitioners to use, welcome practitioners and clients and deal with any enquiries about projects and services. You will be based in Ipswich, Quay Place, days/hours to be confirmed, some evenings and weekends possible. For full details on this role click here. 

Event Helpers
Quay Place is looking for volunteer event helpers to work in the General department at Quay Place. Your main responsibilities and duties will include to help with events and open days, to engage with the public to help them have the best experience when visiting the project and to assist with set up and closing down of events. You will be based in Ipswich, Quay Place, days/hours to be agreed but specifically for organised events. For full details on this role click here.

Family Archaeology Group Helpers
Quay Place is looking for volunteer family archaeology group helpers to work in the Heritage department at Quay Place. Your main responsibilities and duties will include to assist with the running of the family archaeology group, arrive early and help to set up and plan activities, help clear up and to support and help interested people to engage. You will be based in Ipswich, Quay Place for 4 hours on Saturday mornings fortnightly.
Please Note: DBS Check is applicable. For full details on this role click here.


How to Apply
To apply to any of these volunteering roles email info@quayplace.co.uk or call 01473 569696

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