Children's Storyteller Volunteer (National Trust)


Children's Storyteller Volunteer- Hezlett House and Downhill Demesne

Storyteller volunteers help us to deliver storytelling sessions for our family visitors over weekends and the school holidays and at selected events

By getting involved, you could:

  • Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
  • Meet people from all walks of life and make new friends
  • Enjoy great personal satisfaction, since you have the opportunity to make a real difference to our visitors' experience

What's involved?

  • Delivering storytelling sessions to family groups over weekends and the school holidays and at selected events
  • Providing a warm, friendly welcome to all visitors as the public face of the National Trust
  • Being aware of the needs and arrangements for all visitors, including disabled and family visitors
  • Developing a good knowledge of the individual place, its stories and what it has to offer throughout the day, so that all visitors receive accurate and relevant information to enhance their visit
  • Becoming familiar with and then following the National Trust's Health and Safety Policy at all times

This role will suit you if you are:

  • A confident and outgoing person
  • Enjoy meeting new people and working with families
  • Comfortable speaking in front of a group of people


  • All equipment will be provided
  • Uniform provided
  • Reimbursement of out of pocket travel costs between home and volunteering location in accordance with National Trust policy and agreed with the National Trust manager

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