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Found 20 volunteer opportunities with Museums & Heritage, in Sydney%20city
Do you enjoy hands-on work in interesting places? Are you looking to share your skills, or develop new skills, in gardening or maintenance? The National Trust (NSW) is currently recruiting volunteers to work as valuable members of the Trust’s Green Team at our prestigious Parramatta properties!
Assist the restoration of the MV Cape Don by using your welding skills to both repair or rebuild parts of the ship.
You'll be working with our team restoring the historic lighthouse tender MV Cape Dons electrical systems Including 240vAC, 220VDC and 32VDC The impact will include improving interior and exterior lighting. Showing of the vessel in a better light. And help bring machinery to life
Engine room presentation crew We are preparing to bring the engine room back to life. As part of that we need to get the engine room as clean as possible. We are looking for volunteers to help clean and polish (potentially repainting as well) It'll improve the experience for visitors to the ship as well
Deck Crew cleaning. Assist in keeping the exterior of the historic museum ship MV Cape Don as well as cargo hold and stores clean and presentable for tours and visitors.
Duties will incude assisting the various tradespeople, engineers, deck crew and tour guides with different jobs. From helping with tools and running wiring to acting as a runner to the tour guides.
Restore and rebuild the historic MV Cape Dons water systems. The former lighthouse tender is now a museum and training ship undergoing restoration. The ability to improve the showering and toilets as well as waste water faculties onboard will make love easier for the rest of the volunteers
Plumbing to assist in restoration and maintenance of the historic MV Cape Don
you'll be working alongside the engine room crew preparing and repainting various surfaces in the engine room and other machinery spaces
Help restore the historic MV Cape Dons machinery. Work on various diesel engines, pumps, compressors, fridge plant and engine room plant.
The main jobs will be returning to full operation 3 Mirrless generators as well as maintaining several Petter back up engines (fire pump, air compressor and generator as well as a second back up generator. ) You'll be allowing to further educate the public on how a ship operated as well as inspire people intrested in a career in mechanical repair.
Assist in the restoration of the historic MV Cape Dons timber fittings. You'll contribute to getting the interiors back to museum quality standard
Assist in keeping the interior of the MV Cape Don (a historic museum ship) clean
To assist around the historic MV Cape Don. A former lighthouse tender now a museum and training ship. You'll work with the different tradesmen and deck crew onboard restoring the ship.
Use pneumatic and electric tools to remove rust and scale off metal surfaces and then apply paint correctly. You'll be both improving the appearance of the vessel but also stopping any deterioration.
Do you enjoy talking to people and sharing stories? Are you looking to develop new skills in Customer Service, Tourism Operations, Retail or Museum Interpretation?
We are searching for a volunteer to be a guide at the Carss Park Cottage Museum. An interest in the history of the Kogarah area, and a willingness to learn is essential. The volunteer will need to be able to interact well with people/visitors to the Museum. This is an opportunity to be part of the Kogarah Historical Society Community. The role may be of interest to history teachers, or anyone with experience in being a guide in a museum.
Sutherland Shire Home Modifications and Maintenance Service Inc. (also known as Home Modification Solutions or HMS) is a not-for-profit organisation focused on home modifications and maintenance services to assist clients to live safely in their homes for longer. We support the philosophy of ‘Independent Living’ for the aged and disabled. We seek someone with skills & experience as an OT or a qualified professional carer to join our Board as a Non-Executive Director (NED).
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