Director of Volunteer Workforce (Volunteer Position)
The recruitment and retention of working volunteers is a top priority and has been instrumental in making the East Lancs Heritage Railway one of the North West’s most popular leisure and heritage rail destination attracting around 200,000 visitors annually.
To maintain a sharp focus on recruitment and retention, the ELR Board is looking to recruit a Director who will champion all things volunteering.
You will be working with and supporting staff and volunteers including the East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society and the Volunteer Champions Group.
You should have an appreciation of the contribution a volunteer workforce in the heritage railway sector makes to the overall delivery of services and events throughout the year.
Is this a challenge that interests you? Can you successfully represent and champion ELR Volunteers? Have you the skill, experience, time and desire to be part of an award winning, not for profit heritage railway? If you have and would like to know more, and to receive a copy of the job description please contact Nicola Rooney, Business Support Manager at Nicola.Rooney@eastlancsrailway.co.uk
The job description will include information on how to formally apply, the deadline for receipt of formal applications is Noon on Monday 27 November 2023.
Shop Assistant (Volunteer)
The East Lancashire Railway is looking for a friendly, helpful individual to help us to run our busy Gift Shop in Bury Bolton Street Station. Duties will include working the till and handling customer enquiries, keeping the display area stocked up with products, keeping the area neat and tidy and cashing up and closing at the end of the working day.
The position is voluntary. The volunteer will ideally need to be available to work midweek during the summer months and Sunday, either all day or just for the morning/afternoon time slots. Full training and support will be given.
If you are a people person who enjoys working off your own initiative and are interested in registering your interest in this role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Bury Station Buffet Assistant (Volunteer)
We currently have an opening for a buffet assistant to join our busy and professional team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a unique and popular part of the business at the East Lancashire Railway.
This is a volunteer role, applicants must be aged 18 or over to apply. The successful applicant will be required to work weekends as well as some midweek days during our busy period.
If you feel you can work under pressure whilst maintaining an extremely high level of customer service and while continuously augmenting our establishment’s reputation, then this could be the role for you.
Download the full Job Description here.
Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to our Buffet Manager at – email@example.com