Original Shrewsbury Ambassadors

The Original Shrewsbury Ambassadors provide visitors to Shrewsbury with a warm welcome and a wide range of information, supplying their invaluable local knowledge to help visitors make the most of everything the town has to offer.
46 June 04 2022 Shrewsbury BIDEV1 A5364

The Original Shrewsbury Ambassadors provide visitors to Shrewsbury with a warm welcome and a wealth of knowledge about the town during weekends and bank holidays in the summer months.

The purpose if the Ambassador program is to improve the visitor experience, encourage repeat visits and increase dwell time and help visitors to experience all the fantastic things Shrewsbury has to offer! The Ambassadors are volunteers who have an interest and passion for the town who are provided with free training to understand the purpose of the project.

The project is funded by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID), who are now looking for volunteers for 2024 to be the welcoming face of Shrewsbury as town ambassadors, and pass on their invaluable local knowledge to visitors.

Anyone is welcome to apply to be an Ambassador. The main attributes you'll need are to be engaged, welcoming and friendly and happy to brush up on your Shrewsbury knowledge!

Key facts:

  • Ambassadors are on duty Saturdays (10am-2pm) and Sundays (10.45am - 2.30pm), as well as bank holidays.
  • The 2024 season will run from 6th May to mid September.
  • You can volunteer as little or as much as you would like, half days are fine! We ask that you commit to at least 5 dates over the summer where possible. Volunteers for the weekend are confirmed during the week leading up.
  • Lunch vouchers are provided for those who complete a full day volunteering.
  • Uniforms of a polo shirt and jacket are provided.

If this sounds interesting to you then please get in touch with stephanie@shrewsburybid.co.uk, or call 01743 358625! Whether you're able to volunteer for 1 day or 100 then please don't hesitate to get involved.

Why you should apply to be an Original Shrewsbury Ambassador:

  • Meet new people from near and far afield
  • Flexible hours on Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2pm (full day not required)
  • Share your love for Shrewsbury with visitors to the town.
  • Free lunches for those who complete a full day volunteering!
  • Exclusive tours of Shrewsbury landmarks and historic sites for volunteers

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