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Volunteer with Us

Volunteers are vital part of the work we do at Royston Museum. They care for the Collection, conduct research, welcome visitors, support events and help with the maintenance and upkeep of the building.

Our volunteers are crucial to the museum. Our volunteering roles will support the museum’s programme of activities, whilst offering the chance to learn skills, gain experience and meet new people.   

What we can offer 

  • A friendly and supportive environment.

  • Training opportunities through attending external courses and receiving in-house training relevant to your role   

  • Volunteers get-togethers and thank you events  

  • Flexibility. You can volunteer at a time to suit you and in a role which suits your expertise 

  • Opportunities to share your views and provide suggestions.   

  • An opportunity  to give back to the community 

  • Valuable experience at an accredited museum for your career development

WHAT'S NEXT?

Register your interest in becoming a volunteer by emailing hello@roystonmuseum.org.uk or clicking the button below.

You will then be invited to the museum for a chat, after which you'll be asked to complete a simple application form.

Current Opportunities

Learning Volunteer

Are you passionate about inspiring young minds with hands-on learning?  We’re looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to help us create unforgettable visits, which nurture curiosity and inspire conversations.

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Visitor Experience Volunteer

Would you like to learn new skills, meet new people and inspire those around you? We’re looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to help us greet visitors, answer enquiries, collect donations, run the shop, and assist with activities and events.

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Trustee Vacancy

Royston Museum Trust is looking for a pro-active, experienced Treasurer to join the Board of Trustees.

 

The Treasurer oversees the financial operations of the Trust, working closely with the Chair and Museum Manager. You will also ensure that legal and regulatory requirements are met together with the Chair and Secretary. 

 

We are looking for someone who has the experience to advise on financial matters, contribute to the annual budget, manage the Trust's financial transactions, produce management accounts and take an active part in the Board of Trustees' decision making. Experience in financial management or a qualification in accountancy is required and experience of charities is advantageous.

 

To find out more and to have an informal conversation about the role, please email John Davison, Chair of Royston Museum Trust at john.davison@roystonmuseum.org.uk.

Work Experience

Each year over half a million school young people in the United Kingdon complete work experience in a variety of organisations.  We recognise the value work experience offers to young people in developing key lifelong skills in communication, organisation, and teamwork.

If you are interested in doing work experience with us, please email us at hello@roystonmuseum.org.uk or clicking the button below.

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