Skip to main content
NSW Government logo NSW Volunteering logo

Sign in to view your email alerts and activity

Perth Observatory Front Desk Receptionist

  • Location: Bickley WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training
  • Time Required

    Once a week between 10am and 4pm - negotiable

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • People Learning English
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Administration & Office Management
  • Training

    On the job training provided

  • Reimbursement

    Cost of Working with children check is covered by the organisation. Coffee/tea provided.

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    You need to be able to communicate in a friendly manner with people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds.
    Any past office experience would be of immense help but is not essential – willingness to learn is essential.
    Clear speaking and phone skills are of benefit.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Become our new Front Desk Receptionist and be the face of our close-knit observatory. You will help answer the telephone, take messages and direct calls.

RESPONSIBILITIES • Greet all visitors with a welcoming smile and determine their interests and needs • Conduct impromptu tours of the museum. General knowledge of the history of the PO and contents of the museum is handy so that visitors can be given minimal guidance to browse. • Hand out maps, brochures. • Answer questions about tours and how to book. • Answer the phone and forward calls if possible or take a message and email to correct person. • Check answering machine for messages and follow up as necessary • Collect mail from post box at the gate and distribute • Have ability to process a sale in the Astro Shop if needed and be able to close the till at the end of the day. • Accept deliveries and place in main office.

Depending on the skills you wish to share with us, you will have the option to help with events, accounts, ordering, rosters, tours and much more.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.