Give a Day

Help Families at Our Holiday Activities












The Geffrye Museum is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help run our ‘Geffrye Explorer’ activities for families during the Summer school holidays. 

Geffrye Explorers is open from 10am-5pm, so volunteer sessions run from 9.15am to 5.00pm, on the 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 August  

As the museum is currently closed for a redevelopment project this offer takes place on the front lawns.  (Volunteers will support by members

of staff )

Reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed and refreshments are provided.


For this role we are looking for people who are…

· Friendly and enthusiastic

· Committed and reliable

· Enjoy working with families, particularly early years.



What's involved?

· Interact with families and help them to have fun in the museum and gardens

· Hand out quizzes, trails and activities and assist with basic craft activities

· Help us gather feedback on activities (by asking children what they enjoyed)

· Maintain stock levels and help keep the area tidy


Why get involved?


·Gain experience of supporting a busy Learning team in a museum

·Bulid confidence interacting with the public, especially famlies

·Meet new people and join a friendly team of volunteer and staff 

How to get involved?

Step 1: Sign into your Geffrye Maker account or sign up here

Step 2: Accept the challenge

Step 3: Await an email from us to talk further.


Ideal Skills

  • Working with Children 0-5yrs
  • Working with Children 6 - 12yrs

Ideal Interests

  • Community Work
  • Learning and Education
  • Visitor Service/ Front of House

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