Museum Host- Waikanae

Kāpiti Coast Museum Inc.

Bring local history to life for our visitors! Walk and talk them through the domestic, educational, social, occupational, transportation, telecommunications or military life of early Waikanae and Kapiti. Enrich the experience of each visitor with your own blend of knowledge and interest. You don't need to be an expert but will learn on the job according to your own wishes. The organisation is currently interested in finding volunteers that are available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

An induction will be provided and you will always be on duty with another volunteer.


An interest in local history and the lives of people in days gone by. We have a broad collection of social history items connected to the Kapiti Coast. Three of the museum's areas of specialisation are radio-ham equipment, telephones, and early sound equipment such as gramophones. We would welcome people with these skills just to lend a helping hand as needed rather than committing to being a museum host on a regular basis.
Must have an interest in history and enjoy chatting to people. Imaginative and creative.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Shifts available Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 4 pm

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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