Ielts GT Writing Task 1 Sample 71

A museum near your house is looking for people to do part-time voluntary/unpaid work. You would like to do some voluntary/unpaid work at the museum. Write a letter to the museum director to apply for voluntary/unpaid work in your letter:

  • Explain why you want to do voluntary/unpaid work at the museum
  • Describe some skills and qualities you have that would be useful
  • Give details of when you would be available for work

Dear Sir,

I am writing to express my keen interest in undertaking voluntary work at your esteemed museum. The reason behind my desire to engage in voluntary work at the museum stems from my profound passion for art and history. As a local resident, I have always admired the museum’s dedication to preserving our cultural heritage and promoting artistic expression. 

Moreover, I possess several skills and qualities that I believe would be beneficial for the museum. Firstly, I have excellent communication skills, which would enable me to interact effectively with visitors, and provide them with insightful information. Additionally, my attention to detail and organizational abilities make me proficient in administrative tasks, such as cataloging artifacts and maintaining inventory records.

In terms of availability, I am currently enrolled in a part-time course at a local college, which allows me to allocate a significant amount of time to volunteer work. I am available to contribute my services on weekdays, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. I am also open to occasional weekend shifts if required.

I would be grateful for the opportunity to discuss my suitability for voluntary work in person or over the phone at your convenience. I have enclosed my contact information for your reference.

Yours faithfully,

James Pitt