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Museum cleaner

Museum cleaner
Ripon Museums Trust
Description of the role:

Why Ripon Museums?

As a volunteer cleaner, you will be playing a vital role in helping keep Ripon Museums clean and presentable for our visitors. This is a fantastic opportunity for a volunteer to provide a service for the museums. We are a charitable trust and rely on volunteers to operate.

What will I be doing?

You will be helping to clean our historical buildings ensuring they are presentable for our visitors. Duties may include dusting, sweeping, mopping, hoovering, dusting, polishing, cleaning paintwork and cleaning glass. Cleaning toilets is optional.

No heavy work is required. All materials, equipment and PPE is provided. Training and support is always available from a fantastic team of volunteers and staff.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

• Being reliable and practical
• Following health and safety regulations
• Liaising with other staff & volunteers
• Able to work on own initiative
• Able to work in a structured way

Practical information:

The role is very flexible, approximately 1-3 hours a week but very much down to the individual.
Likewise days/times can be flexible as well to suit the individual.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 17+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
Ripon Museums
Sharow View
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 18.11.2020
Organisation Information

Preservation of historic buildings and artefacts, education services and responsible for The Prison & Police, The Workhouse and The Courthouse Museums in Ripon. We have around 140 volunteers who fulfil a variety of roles which range from helping with education visits to gardening, cataloguing the collections to keeping our accounts, repairing brickwork to researching the stories behind the buildings.

Please check the website for opening times and events.