Thank you for your interest in being part of our team of volunteers at Moseley Road Baths.
Your remarkable community pool has been in continuous operation since the early 1900s. Harnessing the power of the local community though volunteering is an essential part of the operational model that allows us to keep swimming at Moseley Road Baths.
We already have a fantastic team of volunteers but we have a rolling programme of training and recruitment to ensure we have a large team able to support our plans to expand the swimming hours for the public.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply?
If you are interested in any of the roles currently advertised then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the roles in detail or for an application form.
Will i receive training?
- Customer Service
- Health & Safety
- Overview of the work of Moseley Road Baths CIO
For lifeguards, there is a monthly training which is essential.
We will also give you specific training you need for your role.
What do I need to volunteer as a lifeguard?
How old do I need to be to volunteer?
Do you cover expenses?
Claiming other ‘out of pocket’ expenses needs to be agreed in advance with staff and you will need to keep a receipt for your claim.
How much time do I need to volunteer?
You can volunteer at any time of the week including evenings and weekends depending on what you want to do. Our opening times are 7 am – 9 pm.
We hope that you will be able to commit to a regular weekly shift but understand that this is not possible for everyone so are happy to discuss a more flexible approach in line with your circumstances.
What will I gain?
Will volunteering affect my benefits?
If you are a qualified lifeguard and can offer some hours to volunteer at Moseley road Baths then please get in touch with us. .
If you have excellent skills in the water, good communication and observational skills, a good level of level of concentration and the ability to keep calm and act quickly in an emergency. We still want hear from you even if you are not a qualified lifeguard as We can provide full support and training required to qualify as lifeguard such as NPQL qualifications and First Aid alongside a general induction. There will be additional training in specific areas depending on the needs of the role and your interest, such as the Pool Plant Qualification.
This is a rare opportunity to work in a beautiful heritage building and a lively community pool.
We are looking for someone dedicated and committed to provide a friendly welcome, good customer service and provide up to date information to all customers and visitors at Moseley Road Baths.
You will be welcoming swimmers and visitors, answering their queries and taking payments and bookings. Other key tasks include keeping records of pool attendance, ensuring that visitors and contractors sign in and out, dealing with customer feedback and referring matters to the Manager if needed.
If you have good communication skills, a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and some free time to help out then we would love to hear from you.
In return we will provide the training you need and any additional training in specific areas depending on the needs of the role. Our insurance covers you when you are working as a volunteer.
Hours of work will be flexible depending on individuals’ availability but we need some reliability and commitment. A regular weekly commitment would be great but many variations are possible.
Social media/ marketing
• Swim with us
• Volunteer for us
• Donate to help a worthwhile community cause
We need someone with experience or knowledge in social media marketing or as a digital media landscape including various social media sites. This job role requires someone to be responsible for contributing to website redesign projects, monitoring and posting on blogs and social networks, engaging in online forums, participating in online outreach and promotion, optimizing our website and conducting keyword analysis.
It is also important that you have good consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills.
With support from onsite staff and in accordance with the procedures we share with you, the role involves undertaking maintenance tasks as part of a team, including painting and decorating, glazing repairs, conservation cleaning, clearing and sorting spaces, mechanical maintenance, minor repairs to fixtures and fittings. (all tasks will be subject to conservation and H&S policies, and to the limits of MRB CIO’s licence with the landlord and Birmingham City Council. )
If you have specialist skills such as electrical then please get in touch with us.