7 Industry insights in total for Volunteer engagement
For a career in museums you need to have the right approach to professional development, says Charlotte Holmes from the Museums Association. She offers 4 key career tips for surviving and thriving in museums.
In the creative and cultural sectors, volunteers are often the very life-blood of organisations. Without volunteers, many organisations simply could not function.
If you’re considering a route into a cultural heritage career, or are looking to recruit volunteers, here are nine things you should know about volunteering in the sector.
A volunteer placement in an arts or heritage venue gives you the opportunity to build contacts and gain experience. But what should you do to make the most of the experience?
Hannah Seward-Thompson has a busy role as property administrator at Tyntesfield, a Grade 1 listed National Trust property in Somerset.
Rosanna Daubney, assistant project conservator at the Museum of Childhood, Sudbury Hall, explains how volunteering for the National Trust helped her get her dream job.
Since the age of 15, Maggie Pedley has wanted to work in a museum. She worked at a number of local authority museums before becoming manager of the Bradford Industrial Museum.
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