Visitor Welcome Volunteering

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Greet our visitors brilliantly to ensure they feel genuinely welcomed, and provide them with any information they need to get the most from their visit and feel closer to our work.

Making everyone welcome, answering questions about Rainham Hall and the National Trust.

Anticipating visitors’ needs and help them feel at ease.

Explaining the site to people, encouraging them to explore the gardens, visit the Stables café or buy a ticket to visit the Hall.

Processing admissions to the Hall using our scanner and tablet.

Find out what’s on offer at Rainham Hall and other local sites so you can promote the Trust.

Keeping the reception area inviting and up-to-date.

Helping to sell items in our small shop (guidebooks, books and toys etc).

Getting to understand the different types of NT Membership available and encouraging people to join

Getting to know the processes for enrolling new members, like direct debit and setting up subscriptions.

Keep in touch with the wider team so you know what’s happening on the day.

Getting to know health and safety and evacuation procedures.

There might be some other activities that are of interest to you, that we could use your help with.

What skills do I need?

Someone who loves meeting new people – there’ll be plenty every day!

Passionate about Rainham Hall and the Trust as a whole

Cheerful - even when a coach party has just arrived and it’s a little bit hectic!

Organised, and good with paperwork

Available at least once a fortnight 


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 21/03/2019

End Date: 21/03/2020

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Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No Yes No No No

Availability Details

To be discussed


Rainham Hall
RM13 9YN

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National Trust Rainham Hall

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