Reasonable out of pocket lunch and travel expenses reimbursed
about 2 years ago
The National Army Museum is in the final stages of an exciting major redevelopment project. Offering volunteers a unique opportunity to play a key role in the museum’s on-going development, whilst gaining experience working with a national museum collection of historic importance.
Responsible to ;
1 or 2 days per week. Ideally 10:30am-4pm, but negotiable. Some evening and weekend working may be involved.
1 placement available.
This role is based in Stevenage, but may require travel to Sandhurst, London and off-site events.
Tasks will include but not be exclusive to:
- Supporting a new project exploring the Museum’s Indian Army Collection.
- Helping to deliver the Museum’s community engagement projects and workshops.
- Working with community groups.
- Assisting with digitisation, oral histories and community project support.
The role would suit someone who:
- Has a good general standard of English literacy and numeracy.
- Is happy to work as a team member and has a willingness to learn.
- Has good communication skills.
- Has good organisational skills.
- Has good attention to detail.
- Has general ICT skills.
- Has a flexible approach.
Support and Training
- Full in-house training will be provided that is specific to the role, which will include site induction; Health and Safety; Equality & Diversity; and specific computer applications as required.
- Reasonable out of pocket lunch and travel expenses to and from place of work. When working off-site at community events and workshops, travelling expenses, accommodation and meals will be provided where appropriate.
- Volunteers' Handbook with helpful information.
- Regular feedback meetings with designated supervisor.
Other key information
Volunteers will work closely with the Community Curators within the Collections Division who have varied specialisms.
- Becoming part of a friendly and dedicated team.
- Gain practical knowledge of UK Museums and institutions and their community engagement projects.
- Contribute to making our collection accessible to a wide range of people.
The opportunity is open to everyone aged 18 and over.
12pm noon, on Tuesday 3 January 2017.
We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.