MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Following our major refurbishment in 2019 Aldeburgh Museum is proud to be a space where people can learn new things, look at the world differently, make friends and give something back. We are a small vibrant local museum in a wonderful listed building with an expanding learning and events programme. As a charity we rely on the help of our volunteers to thrive.
If you are interested in joining our friendly and active team, please read on and then contact us either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01728 567767. Leave a message and we will call you back for a friendly chat.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Front of House Volunteers
Our front of house volunteers sometimes referred to as Stewards meet and greet visitors and help manage their flow into and through the Museum. We have at least one volunteer on duty whenever we are open.
Help for our Curator
Our curator needs help in managing our collections, cataloguing and developing them, and putting on temporary exhibitions. Also helping to answer questions from the public,
Help with marketing and Social Media.
We need to promote the museum to make sure potential visitors know we are there to visit. We do this via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and via conventional routes such as leaflets and newspaper articles.
Updating our website
Our website needs to be kept up to date with our current news and developments. We could do with some help on this. The site is in WordPress.
Help with our activity and learning programme
We have a programme of activities for schools and events for both children and adults.
Help in running and managing the Museum
We are seeking additional help to run the Museum and its charity.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What types of volunteering opportunities do you offer at Aldeburgh Museum?
Volunteers can get involved in a range of activities. From front of house and greeting visitors to working behind the scenes on our collections, or helping us with our marketing and Social Media, or leading guided tours around the Moot Hall.
How do I find out about new volunteering opportunities?
All our volunteering opportunities are posted on this website, so please keep checking this page for our latest opportunities.
How do I get involved?
If you like the look of a volunteering role, please Contact Us.
How much time must I give and is there a minimum commitment?
Most of our opportunities are flexible and we will try and work around your availability. In terms of commitment, for most opportunities, we won’t ask you to commit to the role for a specified period, however, for some roles, we may ask you to commit to the role for a period of time.
What skills and experience do you ask for?
Sometimes the role description will specify the essential requirements for each role, but in most cases, enthusiasm and a passion for the subject are more important than experience or qualifications.
Are there any age limits?
We accept volunteers from 16 and over. Age requirements may depend on the project and/or activity in which case they will be stated..