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Volunteer Programme Administrator - EXPIRED

Job Title Volunteer Programme Administrator - EXPIRED
Contract Type Volunteer
Location Greenwich
Salary Volunteer
Job Published 15 Dec 2014
REF SH446
Contact Name
Contact Email volunteer@ornc.org

Job Description - EXPIRED

Enthusiastic volunteer required with an interest in conserving historic buildings. Perhaps looking to pursue a career in project management within the heritage sector.

The Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) has been recently awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant to undertake the second phase of the conservation works in the Painted Hall.  The programme of works includes conservation, capital works, and a range of public engagement activities.  The programme will enable visitors to see at first-hand how the conservation is going, and to take part in a range of different activities bringing the history and stories of the Painted Hall to life.  A new visitor route will form part of the work – with conservation and capital works designed to make this accessible to visitors and encourage more interaction with the site as a whole.

The Development Phase of the Programme will take place from  December 2014 to September 2015 and is a crucial phase of the work, enabling the organisation to refine thinking, draw up comprehensive plans and prepare for the submission of the 2nd round HLF application and if successful the subsequent delivery of the work.

The purpose of this role is to support the Programme Manager in the effective administration of the Phase 2 Painted Hall Project at the ORNC, working closely with staff involved, consultants and contractors.

Approximately 2 days per week for a minimum of 8 months. Tuesdays and Wednesdays would be preferable.

Volunteer will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn programme documentation skills including the development of - programme timeline, risk reports, budget reports etc.
  • Learn how major conservation and public engagement programmes are put together.
  • Work with a variety of technical experts to develop in-depth understanding of how to plan for delivery of conservation and public engagement work.
  • Be part of a major programme – and understand how these programmes are planned to align with the day-to-day work within a busy heritage site.
  • Learn to manage large amounts of data and information
  • Gain new skills in management development 
  • Work with the Programme Manager to manage an on-going list of required actions and ensure that all is completed in good time.
  • Liaise with a variety of staff/consultants to make sure that the programme plan is updated regularly.
  • Attend regular internal meetings and take minutes.

Tasks:

  • Work with the Programme Manager to manage an on-going list of required actions and ensure that all is completed in good time.
  • Liaise with a variety of staff/consultants to make sure that the programme plan is updated regularly.
  • Attend regular internal meetings and take minutes.
  • Work with the Programme Manager to communicate key programme messages to all relevant staff and stakeholders.
  • Stay up to date with programme developments

Skills:

  • Knowledge/use of spreadsheet and word processing packages
  • Able to take minutes – basic level.
  • Some experience of working within a busy office would be an advantage.
  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn new skills for instance programme planning.

Training and support:

  • On-site coaching from Programme Manager on software packages used.
  • Induction on starting into the Programme and key relationships
  • Involvement in any on-site training for staff that could form part of the programme

Travel costs of up to £10 per day will be reimbursed based on return tickets/Oyster card receipts. £3 towards lunch for a 5 hour shift or more.  

If you are interested in volunteering with us please fill in the application form that you will find on our website, along with further information.

http://www.ornc.org/support 

 

 

Ref: EXPIRED - SH446 | Published: 15th Dec 2014