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Volunteer Guide/Blacksmith


Nicol's Blacksmith Historic Trust


Art & Craft





This role is in Duntroon, (42km inland from Oamaru). It involves guiding visitors within our museum/ working blacksmith in Duntroon. Our historic blacksmith shop is open on the weekends and we need guides to communicate with visitors, giving history and stories of the venue whilst the blacksmiths are working. When it is possible the guides will take visitors on a short 5-10 minute tour of the Forge. We are open weekends between Labour weekend and Queens birthday weekend 10-3pm


Someone with a bubbly and friendly nature who is comfortable with chatting to visitors and educating them on the history of the building and blacksmithing in general. The current volunteers all have an interest in history and blacksmithing and that shows in their enthusiasm and passion for the Blacksmith Shop when talking to visitors.

Time commitment

a day a month on a roster

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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