Month: May 2024

Request for Display Case for Engine Shed at Ingrow

The Engine Shed at Ingrow (formerly Ingrow Loco Museum) in Keighley, West Yorkshire are looking for a table top (or on a pedestal) glass display case suitable to house a small model railway for a permanent exhibition. The internal size would need to be a minimum of 1300 x 650 x 250mm. If you can […]

28 May 2024

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Volunteer with York Archaeology

Collections Up Close Placements – The JORVIK Collections Up-Close Placements are ideal for someone who is interested in Viking history, archaeological and heritage interpretation, gaining hands-on experience of finds handling or seeking an opportunity to meet new people and be a part of York Archaeology’s work, York’s heritage and the JORVIK experience. Placements usually get […]

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Port Sunlight Village Trust – Collections Inventory Project Volunteer

If you have an eye for detail, enjoy data entry, and have a passion for history, this might be the role for you! Port Sunlight are looking for someone to work with them to complete an inventory check of the object stores. The role involves working directly with historic objects, systematically checking and recording a […]

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Helping Hands Cumbrian Volunteering Project

Helping Hands has been an Arts Council England funded county-wide volunteering project across Cumbria led by Cumbria Museums Consortium.  Here Faye Morrissey, Manager & Curator of The Armitt, Ambleside reflects on its impact: Although I am disappointed to see it come to an end, I am extremely grateful for all the hard work and support […]

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Heritage Volunteering Group

The Heritage Volunteering Group (HVG) are dedicated to deepening the impact of volunteering across the heritage sector by empowering organisations to harness the potential of volunteering to transform organisations, lives, and communities. As a membership organisation, they are a powerful advocate for volunteering, working to enhance volunteer management capacity within organisations, and support members’ professional […]

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Heather Lane: Volunteering at the Museum of North Craven Life

Heather Lane is Honorary Curator at the Museum of North Craven Life and Chair of Trustees of the North Craven Building Preservation Trust.  Here she explains the impact of volunteering on her and the organisation: ‘In September 2019, I answered an advert for a new Honorary Curator at the Museum of North Craven Life at […]

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York Museums Trust – Volunteers Advisor

York Museums Trust are seeking to appoint an experienced volunteer’s advisor to join their people team to lead on the development and delivery of a volunteering strategy and to support managers to deliver volunteering across all of their sites. The ideal candidate will have significant experience of working in the volunteering sector and will be […]

24 May 2024

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York Museums Trust – Head of Development

York Museums Trust seeks a Head of Development to be a fundraising champion and take responsibility for maximising income from all fundraising streams, providing expert advice around all fundraising activities across the trust. You will have the opportunity to grow and shape the fundraising team to ensure it develops to meet the needs of the business. […]

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Peace Museum – Audience and Participation Coordinator

Peace Museum in Saltaire is looking for an Audience and Participation Coordinator to deliver audience and participation activities to support the delivery of the museum’s vision and objectives. Closing date – Monday 10 June Find out more on the website

23 May 2024

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Paul Mellon Centre – Calls For Papers About Art History Precarity

The Paul Mellon Centre invites contributions from scholars whose work deals with the difficulties of practising art or art history within precarious contemporary or historical contexts, broadly defined. By bringing together the past and future of art histories in precarious worlds, they seek to understand how it might be part of the resistance struggle today […]

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