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Whether you are looking for employment, somewhere to volunteer, a place to gain some work experience or to simply make a difference, Kent Life is full of opportunities.
We currently have the following vacancies:
Livestock Officer - £15,000 p/a
To take daily responsibility for the care and welfare of the Kent Life livestock, developing the farm experience for visitors by showing traditional Kentish livestock and writing an annual Farm Plan which will compliment the entertainments programme.
Please download and refer to the full Job Specification & Person Specification when making your application.
Tea Room Supervisor - £6.84 per hour - 15 hours per week, seasonal contract
To act as Supervisor of the catering offer with the overall aim of delivering complete guest satisfaction to Kent Life’s guests. Duties will include all aspects of guest services including taking and processing of orders for food and beverages, cleanliness of all working areas, cash & credit card transactions, stock ordering and replenishment and staff management.
Please download and refer to the Job Specification & Person Specification when making your application.
Guest Services Team - £6.34 per hour - zero hour seasonal contract
To provide front of house services within the Guest Services team with the overall aim of delivering complete guest satisfaction. Duties will include all aspects of guest services including admissions, retail, taking and processing of orders for food and beverages, cleanliness of all working areas, cash & credit card transactions and stock replenishment.
Entertainments Team - £6.34 per hour - zero hour seasonal contract
To provide daily entertainment and activities for Kent Life guests, ensuring a positive customer experience.
The closing date for all positions is Friday 21st March. Please send completed application forms to email@example.com, or post to Kent Life, Lock Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3AU. Please state clearly which role you are applying for. Please note, that applications by CV will not be considered.
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The ‘Association of Friends of the Museum of Kent Life' is registered as a charity and strives to promote, support, project and safeguard the interests, aims and objectives of Kent Life and it's collection.
The 'Friends' are seen at many of the events, helping to bring history back to life, using time-honoured traditions and techniques and re-living bygone years. Whether it be working in the hop garden and picking the hops by hand or crushing and pressing our harvested apples in the antique cider press.
The ‘Friends’ also assist in facilitating our many Education Theme Days, including the popular WWII, Victorians, Romans and Tudors, and are often dressed in period costume to reflect the era of the theme or our many historic buildings.
Behind the Scenes The Friends are a vital resource to Kent Life and participate in many additional working parties which help to maintain the beauty and authenticity of our beautiful museum and attraction.
Providing this care for Kent Life's exhibits and artefact enables ‘Friends’ to get close to and learn so much about this fascinating collection of Kent’s rural history. New members are always welcome, for more information please contact the Friends Membership Secretary at Kent Life.
Would you like to make a difference and lend a hand in conserving all aspects of rural life? Enjoy your passion, meet new friends and make a difference by volunteering at Kent Life, whatever your interests or skills, we would like to hear from you
Kent's Life Volunteer Programme is varied and adaptable to your skills and interest. Here are just some of the opportunities we have for our volunteers:
To be a volunteer at Kent Life please contact Tony Read on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01622 621241
Kent Life offers a limited number of work placements for students throughout the year.
For more information contact Tony Read at email@example.com or call 01622 621241
Interact with the animals
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3AU.
Telephone: 01622 763936 Facsimilie: 01622 662024
We extend a warm welcome to all of our visitors.However, due to the nature of our site, access to the upper floors will be difficult for certain visitors. The attraction is situated in 28 acres of farmland with some slopes and hills. Caution is advised on the Wildlife Discovery Trail. Kent Life has wheelchairs which can be reserved (subject to availability), wheelchair accessible toilet facilities, disabled parking and assistance for visitors with disabilities. Essential carers are admitted free of charge.
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