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Readers Services Volunteer

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Friday, 30 August 2019

The National Army Museum is looking for a Readers Services Volunteer to assist Templer Study Centre Manager, Readers Services Officer and other Curators to staff the Templer Study Centre during opening hours. If you would like to gain experience working within a national museum, this is the opportunity for you!

Crew member

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Have great days on the water on a traditional narrowboat!

Our aim is to offer disadvantaged community groups an experience of a canal trip on a traditional narrowboat. We run and maintain ‘Tarporley’ - a historic Northwich narrowboat, converted to carry 12 passengers. We mainly do day or evening trips but also longer ones as passengers & crew can sleep aboard.

Collections Development and Review Volunteer (Chelsea)

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Friday, 30 August 2019

Want to gain practical knowledge of collections management within a UK national museum? As a Collections Development and Review volunteer, you’ll get to work on a collection with historic national importance and offer lots of support within your role.

Gallery & Exhibition Assistant Volunteer

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The National Army Museum is looking for a Gallery & Exhibition Assistant Volunteer, to help visitors in the exhibition space on remembering WWI. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience working with a national museum collection.

Volunteer Tour Guide

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Do you have a passion for history and a love of sharing stories with others’ Does the idea of bringing 500 years of history to life sound like your sort of pastime? In that case, come and explore a rare piece of Hackney heritage - join us and become one of Sutton House’s tour guide volunteers.

Front of House Volunteer

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Join the London Museum of Water & Steam and gain experience working with visitors in a Museum setting. We’re recruiting front of house volunteers to welcome our visitors to the Museum, as well as provide information and assist with queries.

Social Media & Blogs Assistant / Website and PR Volunteer

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Join the London Museum of Water & Steam at an incredibly transformative time in it’s history. Work with the marketing lead to develop and implement plans for our website, our social media profiles, and our press relations.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right volunteer to develop a career in museums, and responsibilities can be tailored to fit the volunteer’s interests.

Front of House and Museum Shop Volunteer

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Opportunity to contribute to the day to day running of a unique Museum in the heart of Greenwich. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to ensure that all our visitors enjoy their visit to The Fan Museum and leave with a greater understanding of the history of fans and the craft of fan making.

Front of House Volunteer

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Fulham Palace’s restoration project ‘Discovering the Bishop of London’s Palace at Fulham’ is due for completion in May 2019. Our museum is transforming and will comprise more exhibition spaces and visitor engagement activities across all of our accessible historic rooms. Come and join our brand new Front of House team!

Music Volunteer

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We are creating a new team of Organists and Pianists to become Music Volunteers, offering you the opportunity to share your skills and help create an immersive visitor experience by bringing live music to the Palace! These organists and pianists will support a variety of fascinating events including our new monthly family fun days.

Volunteer Room Guide

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Do you have a passion for history?

Virtually unchanged for 400 years, Ham House is internationally recognised for its collection of textiles, furniture and art which have remained in the house since the 17th century.

Our Room guides share their passion by engaging with visitors about family stories, art and love making people feel at home.

Volunteer Welcome Guide

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Do you have a passion for history?

Virtually unchanged for 400 years, Ham House is internationally recognised for its collection of textiles, furniture and art which have remained in the house since the 17th century.

Our Welcome Guides offer a high standard of customer service to our visitors. They’ll inform visitors of daily events and sell guidebooks.

Shout Out Loud Young Producer

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We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and energetic volunteers aged 16-21 to assist English Heritage in creating a ‘Youth Brand’ to use across the three year and work with the Project Manager to create a ‘big event’ at the end of the year.

You will have the chance to shape a national project, develop and share creative and digital skills, gain great experience to include in your CV and obtain Training and Volunteering Certificates to show to employers and education providers.

Volunteer Programme Digital Communication Assistant.

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Are you passionate about social media and volunteering? We’re looking for someone to help engage our current volunteer base through digital communication and community engagement. It’s an exciting way to get involved with the museum while we undergo a two-year transformative period.

Volunteer Room Guide

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Do you have a passion for history?

Virtually unchanged for 400 years, Ham House is internationally recognised for its collection of textiles, furniture and art which have remained in the house since the 17th century.

Our Room guides share their passion by engaging with visitors about family stories, art and love making people feel at home.

Volunteer Welcome Guide

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Do you have a passion for history?

Virtually unchanged for 400 years, Ham House is internationally recognised for its collection of textiles, furniture and art which have remained in the house since the 17th century.

Our Welcome Guides offer a high standard of customer service to our visitors. They’ll inform visitors of daily events and sell guidebooks.

Museum Assistant Volunteer

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The Museum Assistant role is fast-paced and varied, with the Museum Assistant being involved in various tasks throughout the day. The duties of Museum Assistant range from sales and cash handling, promoting Gift-aid donations, queue management, way-finding, and information assistance. We are looking for volunteers who would ideally like to donate one 4 hour every week, either as a 10:00-14:00 shift, or a 14:00-18:00 shift, for a minimum of 3 months. Ideally you will be able to start immediately, although this is not essential.

Volunteer Photographer

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We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable volunteers to photograph some of the Library’s event programme, as well as items from our collection as required.

Volunteer Book Reviewer

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We’re looking for committed and enthusiastic students (Masters or PhD level in a relevant discipline) to review new books on the Holocaust and genocide selected by the Library. All Volunteer Book Reviewers will attend an induction at the Library to learn about its history and our current work. Although this role can be completely remotely, Book Reviewers are encouraged to make use of the Reading Room and therefore will be made familiar with resources during the induction session. All articles will be proof read by a staff member before they are published online.

Volunteer Steward

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Bletchley Park, home of the code breakers, is credited with shortening World War 2 by two years breaking the Enigma code. Stewarding here means that you’re on the frontline interacting with our visitors, having exciting conversations about history and code breaking, looking out for our exhibits and protecting valuable collections. Don’t worry about the history – you don’t have to be a code breaker to work here! We’ll give you all the necessary training and support. Just have an enthusiasm for people, a friendly approach and interest in what happened here during WW 2.

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