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Volunteers are vital for us to sustain and grow the museum and we have a range of interesting and exciting opportunities. Please find more details below and click here to let us know you are interested.
We are looking for people to donate their time to engage visitors and support our curator behind the scenes.
Research (if you are curious about industrial leather gaskets or 16th century book bindings or a multitude of topics in between…. including snooker cue tips and Renaissance caskets we might have just the rewarding challenge for you).
Database collation (if you enjoy recording and manipulating data we can provide you with an interesting project),
Photography (if you have ability to take and manage images we have a wide range of objects for you to work with),
Social media (if you are conversant with and enjoy social media platforms we can provide you with an opportunity to engage with and develop an international audience),
Exhibition preparation (if you have imagination and design skills we have varied openings for you to express yourself),
Finance and administration (if you are adept at keeping track of money and /or like preparing and organising paperwork we have important tasks waiting for you).
Fund raising (if you have experience in raising funds for a charity and would like to help us sustain our development we have initiatives for you to pursue).
Even if you feel none of the above roles are suitable for you please contact us. We may be able to find the perfect role for you.
Our volunteering, internship and work experience programmes are designed to inspire and benefit those taking part as much as they support the Museum. All opportunities have flexible commitment requirements and aim to provide a rewarding and enriching experience for all.
Ideally suited to those who are unable to offer their time on a regular basis. These opportunities may be as short as one day or span a few weeks :-
For those looking to become involved in more established programmes or projects. This commitment may last for one to three months.
Most suited to those looking to volunteer on an ongoing basis. This commitment is measured in months or years, usually on a one day per week basis.