Volunteering at Caledonian Park Clock Tower

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  • Sep

With the reopening of the historic clock tower at the centre of Caledonian Park along with a new heritage centre and volunteer facilities, Islington Council is looking for enthusiastic and passionate volunteers to join its Caledonian Park Clock Tower team.

The Clock Tower team will be running a range of exciting events, tours and learning activities for families, adults and school groups that will bring to life this fascinating historic site as well as maintaining and providing access to the clock tower and the surrounding park land, and you can get involved!

Do you have an interest in local history? Are you passionate about nature and parks? Or would you just like an opportunity to meet new people and learn new skills?

Check out the various volunteer roles on offer below, no previous experience is required and all necessary training will be provided.

Clock Tower Winder
The Caledonian Clock needs to be wound every seven days, usually on a Friday. Join a team of winders to make sure our clock stays on time!

Clock Tower Steward
Stewards support visitors during Clock Tower open days. This involves providing information about the site and its history as well as ensuring health and safety procedures are followed. Open days will usually be held during public holidays or at weekends.

Learning Assistant
Support children and adults in their learning. Learning assistants help a broad range of visitors to explore the history of Caledonian Park through a range of workshops, tours, drop in activities and events. The learning programme will run from Monday to Friday but may include the opportunity to get involved with weekend events.

Parks Assistant
Suitable for people with an interest in gardening and keeping their local park tidy, tasks will vary depending on time of the year.

Events Assistant
This role involves setting up, taking down and running a variety of community events in Caledonian Park and its Clock Tower Centre. Events are run on an ad- hoc basis and may occur on weekdays, evenings and weekends.

 

Volunteers and Admin Coordinator
Coordinator’s help with of managing volunteers, rotas and general office admin including marketing and planning.

There will be a series of open days in September where you can find out more about the project and how you can get involved as a volunteer.

If you would like to register your interest for attending an open day, or would like to find out more about the roles above, please email or call 07712 547536.

 

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