Chelsea, London





Contract type:

Contract Voluntary


Part time



Collection Archives Volunteer-Proj 86

One day a week, 10am – 4pm for 3 months. One placement available on a Wednesday.

• 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.

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.

This opportunity is open to anyone aged 18 and over.

For further detailed information and an application form, please visit our website.

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