The Ragged School Museum is an independent museum in East London housed in unique canal-side warehouses. It was London’s largest Ragged School, a free school set up by philanthropist Dr Thomas Barnardo in 1877. Today, the museum has permanent and temporary exhibitions, a shop and café/restaurant. We run a lively schools education programme, family holiday activities and adult visits and events which aims to engage children and adults alongside wider themes of social action and the fight for universal free education.
As a Front of House (FoH) Volunteer you will:
- Welcome the public and direct visitors
- Support visitors in getting the most from their visit by answering visitor queries and providing quality customer service
- Ensure the museum spaces are kept to high standards of presentation and tidiness
- Sell museum tickets and products from the museum shop and encourage donations
- Proactively promote upcoming events and signpost other ways visitors can get more actively involved
- Record visitor numbers and support with gathering visitor feedback