Role: School Guide

Location: Burgh Castle Fort
Time Commitment: Weekdays May – July & September – October

Key Skills:

  • Experience working with children
  • Good mobility to get around the site
  • Comfortable working outdoors
  • Well organised and self-motivated

The role

We are looking for new volunteers to join our friendly school guide team for the 2022 season. You will meet and great schools on their arrival and take them around the site, learning and leading on a variety of activities to ensure the ultimate flexibility within the team and for the school. You will also on occasion go into schools to deliver activities.

What are we looking for?

  • A people person, someone who enjoys chatting with others and has good communication skills
  • Experience working with children
  • No previous knowledge of the site is needed, just a willingness to learn
  • Good mobility to get around this rural site
  • Well organised, self motivated and have good time management skills
  • Able to attend school visits from May – July and September – October


What’s in it for you?

  • Full training and induction
  • The chance to learn more about your local history and engage the younger generation in it
  • The opportunity to meet new people
  • Sharing your experience and skills with a local charity to help them grow; being their advocate
  • Supporting the work of the wider Norfolk Archaeological Trust, a local heritage charity


The location

Burgh Castle Fort, Butt Lane, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9QB

Find out more about Burgh Castle Fort here.


Next steps

Find out more about the role and how to get involved by contacting us at or complete our Volunteer Application Form