The Stained
Glass Museum

Volunteering

Volunteers are an integral part of the Museum team. They work alongside our staff, but in different roles, and contribute to the development and day-to-day operations of the Museum.

Can you help shape the Stained Glass Museum's vision for the future?

Project Advisory Committee - Committee Member

Further Information and Role Description (PDF)

Use your skills to help transform our unique museum…

The Stained Glass Museum has received a Resilient Heritage grant of £88,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting two-year project to investigate options for the future development of our unique museum.

Trustees of The Stained Glass Museum in Ely are seeking skilled individuals with relevant interests and experience to sit on our Project Advisory Committee for the ‘Windows onto the future: investigating options for a more accessible and resilient Stained Glass Museum’ project.

The Project Advisory Committee will act as an advisory committee for the master-planning and future development of the museum, to manage and oversee the HLF Resilient Heritage project, and make recommendations on the future development of the Stained Glass Museum to the Board of Trustees.

We are looking for individuals who recognise the full potential of our unique independent museum and its marvellous collection, with an interest in, and knowledge of, the museum / arts / cultural / heritage sector and some experience of Project Management, forward planning and strategic development.

This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your skills to enable the Stained Glass Museum to reach its potential as a 21st century accessible visitor attraction and centre for the discovery, appreciation and enjoyment of stained glass.

Expenses: This is a voluntary role but all travel and meeting expenses will be paid.

Deadline: Friday 8 June 2018, 5pm

How to Apply: Please submit a 1pg C.V. and short expression of interest by email to Jasmine Allen, Curator, curator@stainedglassmuseum.com.

For an informal discussion about the project and role of the Project Advisory Committee please also contact the museum Curator (as above).

Current Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteers are an integral part of the Museum team. They work alongside our staff, but in different roles, and contribute to the development and day-to-day operations of the Museum.

Can you help?

Carpenter / Technician

We are currently seeking help from a skilled volunteer willing to use their carpentry/joinery skills and talents for the benefit of staff, volunteers and visitors to The Stained Glass Museum. Work will be varied and may include making frames for notices, storage units, and display plinths for new acquisitions. You may also help install new displays.

The museum does not have a carpentry workshop and so ideally you would have access to a workshop from which you can work. Carpenter / Technician Role Description. To apply for this role, please complete a Volunteering Application Form.

 

Learning Volunteer

We are currently seeking volunteers interested in supporting our Learning programme. Learning Volunteers are an active part of our team, ensuring the smooth delivery of our varied workshops for children and young people.
For more information about the role, please download our Learning Volunteer Role Description. To apply for this role, please complete a Volunteering Application Form.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact our Learning Officer on 01353 660 347.

Costumed Reenactor

We are currently seeking volunteers interested in taking on the roles of Theophilus, our medieval monk, and Mr Briggs, our Victorian factory foreman. These two characters are integral to our most popular schools workshops, and help bring learning to life for younger visitors. Costumes and training are provided.
For more information, please download our Costumed Reenactor Role Description. To apply for this role, please complete a Volunteering Application Form.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact our Learning Officer on 01353 660 347.

 

Current Job Vacancies are listed on the job vacancies page

 


 

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