At present all volunteer activities are suspended due to the pandemic shutdown. The museum is expected to reopen on Friday 21st May. If you wish to enquire about any of the volunteering opportunities please email the museum on email@example.com.
VOLUNTEER ROLES AVAILABLE AT THE MUSEUM
Clerk to the Trustees
The Clerk will look after the admin associated with Trustee meetings. For a role description of this post see below. This is a long term commitment for the right person. The deadline for applications is 30th April 2021.
Leading guided tours around the adjacent Roman fort. This role would be suitable for someone who is good with people or with some knowledge of the subject. Tours are usually scheduled for Sunday afternoons April - October with additional tours on Thursday afternoons during the school holidays. Training will be provided.
Helping set up for lectures, welcome attendees, make refreshments and tidy away chairs at the end of a lecture.
Show stand attendant
This person will be taking the Museum on the road to history fairs, agricultural shows and more. All you need is enthusiasm and a love of talking to people.
The Museum provides inspiring learning for all ages and all abilities. Our learning team require enthusiasm, a love of history and an ability to inspire that enthusiasm in others. The learning volunteers also provide the museum's excellent schools learning programme led by Learning Co-ordinator Irene Louden.
Support the staff in keeping the Museum and its grounds clean and tidy. This is one of the most important roles and helps to make a good impression on our visitors. This role can be scheduled around a volunteer's other commitments. Ability to 'muck in' is essential.
Undertake routine conservation cleaning of the displayed and stored collection. The role is also an opportunity to carry out collection management duties including documentation. This is primarily a winter role.
Do you fancy joining us for special events such as the Roman Festival, lectures or the Literary Festival? All you need (again) is enthusiasm, good people skills and an ability to turn your hand to anything.
If you are interested in volunteering, please enter your name and email address here and click ‘submit’.