1838 - Regional Archaeology Volunteer

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Posted: 06/09/2018 13:37
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: n/a
Location: Pilotage
Level: Volunteer
Deadline: 20/09/2018 12:00
Hours: flexible
Benefits: Opportunity to gain valuable experience in a national museum service, discount at NML's shop's and cafe's, references, travel expenses of up to £5.20 per day
Job Type: n/a

6 x Regional Archaeology Volunteer

Department - Regional Archaeology

Hours  - Flexible

 

Overall Purpose

The regional archaeology collection includes objects which date from the Mesolithic to the modern periods, and provide evidence about how life in Merseyside has changed through its long history. This volunteer role involves assisting the regional archaeology team with a range of tasks from helping at public facing events to volunteering within the collections.

Key Results

Reduction in the collections backlog of tasks
Support for specifics projects and events

Activities

Opportunity to learn about the regional archaeology collections.

Experience of collections work

Experience in volunteering with the public

In-house training and support provided

           

Measures of Success

Reduction of backlog, completion of various projects

Personal Qualities

Reliability

General computer skills       

Interest in historical research

Adaptable and dedicated

Good attention to detail

 

Training Provided 

  • Induction to NML and LSTM
  • How to handle archaeological finds
  • In house training on our internal databases and systems
  • Basic photographic skills
  • How to handle archaeological finds
  • Recording of archaeological finds (and  introduction to Museum documentation and Mimsy)

 

Benefits 

  • Opportunity to gain valuable work experience  in a national museum service
  • Opportunity gain collections and archive experience
  • Discount in NML’s shops and café’s
  • References
  • Travel expenses of up to £5.20 per day

To apply, please provide a short supporting statement detailing how you meet the required personal qualties and why you are interested in volunteering with us.



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