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Posted: Friday, April 12th 2019
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Job Title:     Collection Archives Volunteer
Organisation:     National Army Museum
Salary:    
Type:     Volunteer Part-Time Position (One day a week)
 Duration: 3 months
Location:     London, England
Closing Date:     Friday, May 3rd, 2019
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Job Description:
Role: Collection Archives Volunteer
Purpose: To assist the Archivist with projects to provide access to NAM’s archive collections.
Responsible to: Archivist
Times / Dates: One day a week, 10am – 4pm for 3 months. One placement available on a Wednesday.
Location: National Army Museum, Chelsea, London

Tasks
• Box listing and repackaging of archive material.
• Creating detailed summaries for oral history interviews.
• Digitisation of archive material and related description work.
• Inputting data into the Collections Management System database.
• Audit and stocktaking tasks.
• Assisting in the archive store, including locating and retrieval of archive material.

Skills
Would suit someone who:
• has a good standard of written and spoken English.
• is able to work independently and as part of a team.
• is methodical with very good attention to detail.
• has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• has good ICT skills (word-processing, database and spreadsheet applications).
• is able to lift up to 6kg and perform tasks handling fragile material.
• has an interest in a career in archives.
• has a basic understanding of the importance of record keeping and archives, and the work of a museum.
• has an interest in British military history.

Support and Training
• Full in-house training will be provided, including site induction, Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity, task specific training, training in computer applications as required; and basic introduction to archive skills relevant to the tasks.
• Expenses: reasonable out of pocket travel expenses to and from the Museum, and reimbursement for a sandwich lunch.
• Volunteers’ Handbook and regular feedback meetings.

Benefits
• Opportunity to develop practical knowledge and skills in aspects of archives and digitisation.
• Working as part of a friendly and dedicated team.
• Contributing to the long-term preservation of the nation’s heritage.
 
Application Instructions:
Interested?

This opportunity is open to anyone aged 18 and over.

To Apply: https://www.nam.ac.uk/volunteer

Closing Date: Friday 3rd May 2019, 12pm (Noon).

Informal Interviews: Tuesday 14th May 2019.
 
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