South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

Jobs & Contracts

Archivist/Librarian Volunteer - Ottery St Mary Heritage Museum

Care for the Heritage Society’s Collection- documents, books, artefacts and related material.

  • Job Title: Archivist/Librarian Volunteer - Ottery St Mary Heritage Museum
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 31 December 2019

Display Hall Guide - Jet Age Museum

Opportunity to become a Volunteer Guide. Jet Age Museum is the public element of Gloucestershire Aviation Collection (GAC), a registered Charity No 297818 and a registered Company No 02141333.

  • Job Title: Display Hall Guide - Jet Age Museum
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 31 December 2019

Exhibition Volunteer (Stonehenge) - English Heritage

Why does English Heritage need my support? We are looking for volunteers to help our visitors explore the meaning of Stonehenge and bring the collections to life.

  • Job Title: Exhibition Volunteer (Stonehenge) - English Heritage
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 01 December 2019

Torbay Culture Ambassadors - Torbay Culture

A team of local supporters for Torbay's cultural organisations and venues

  • Job Title: Torbay Culture Ambassadors - Torbay Culture
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 30 November 2019

Volunteer Bridge Ambassadors - The Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry Joint Committee

Bridge Ambassadors are volunteers who engage people with two of the iconic structures which connect Devon and Cornwall – the Tamar Bridge and the Royal Albert Bridge. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and positive team of volunteers.

  • Job Title: Volunteer Bridge Ambassadors - The Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry Joint Committee
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 23 November 2019

Trustee / Treasurer - Cornwall's Regimental Museum

With ambitious plans to double visitor numbers and raise circa £4 million for development, Cornwall's Regimental Museum is looking for a Trustee to serve as Treasurer.

  • Job Title: Trustee / Treasurer - Cornwall's Regimental Museum
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 31 May 2019

Audience Development and/or Business Planning Consultant(s) - Alfred Gillett Trust

The Alfred Gillett Trust is embarking on an exciting capital development project to develop a new museum in Somerset. We’re looking for experienced consultants to undertake Audience Development and Business Planning to support the development, either as t

  • Job Title: Audience Development and/or Business Planning Consultant(s) - Alfred Gillett Trust
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Salary: To be negotiated
  • Closing date: 10 May 2019

Trustees - Wessex Museums Trust

The Wessex Museums Trust is seeking two new trustees who hold strong connections to the region, and have a passion for art, culture and heritage.

  • Job Title: Trustees - Wessex Museums Trust
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 07 May 2019

Visitor Welcome Volunteer (Seasonal) - Chippenham Museum

Play a big part in helping visitors to enjoy, understand and discover Chippenham’s past as a Visitor Welcome Volunteer at Chippenham Museum.

  • Job Title: Visitor Welcome Volunteer (Seasonal) - Chippenham Museum
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 06 May 2019

Community Project Manager (wAVE Immersive Experiences in Museums) - Cornwall Museums Partnership

This is an exciting new role with overall responsibility for the delivery of a two-year collaborative project, which will test the potential to use immersive technology to add value to 5 coastal museums and their communities in Cornwall and the Isles of S

  • Job Title: Community Project Manager (wAVE Immersive Experiences in Museums) - Cornwall Museums Partnership
  • Job Type: Full-time (fixed term)
  • Salary: £32,000
  • Closing date: 06 May 2019

Development & Membership Officer - The American Museum and Gardens

An exciting new position to work with and support the Museum Director, Development Consultant and Senior Management Team to manage and build museum membership, develop fundraising and provide secretarial support.

  • Job Title: Development & Membership Officer - The American Museum and Gardens
  • Job Type: Full-time (permanent)
  • Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 plus pension
  • Closing date: 03 May 2019

Digital Volunteer: Turner in Bridport - Bridport Museum Trust

In Summer 2019, Bridport Museum is borrowing a J.M.W. Turner watercolour painting of West Bay for an exhibition and exciting festival of events. We are looking for an experienced social media user to help us promote the events throughout the Summer.

  • Job Title: Digital Volunteer: Turner in Bridport - Bridport Museum Trust
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 30 April 2019

Member Representative for South West England

Represent South West England and help shape the future of your association. The Museums Association (MA) is seeking to a South West England member representative to serve for a period of three years.

  • Job Title: Member Representative for South West England
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 30 April 2019

Fundraiser - The Holburne Museum

The Holburne Museum in Bath is recruiting a Fundraiser to join its small and ambitious team. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with demonstrable experience in fundraising and development in the arts sector.

  • Job Title: Fundraiser - The Holburne Museum
  • Job Type: Part-time (permanent)
  • Salary: £24,500 P.A. pro rata
  • Closing date: 30 April 2019

Outreach Volunteer - Aerospace Bristol

Our volunteers play a fundamental role in the success and future of Aerospace Bristol.​ The volunteer will support with projects with different audiences in South Gloucestershire and Bristol. The Outreach team run a wide variety of events with lots of dif

  • Job Title: Outreach Volunteer - Aerospace Bristol
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 30 April 2019

Archive Pre-Course Experience Volunteer - Aerospace Bristol

Working with the project archivist, you will be assisting with tasks toward a cataloguing project related to Bristol aircraft.

  • Job Title: Archive Pre-Course Experience Volunteer - Aerospace Bristol
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 30 April 2019

Enquiries Archive Volunteer - Aerospace Bristol

You will be answering enquiries from the public received via our online form regarding the archive and aiding researchers in arranging visits to the archive.

  • Job Title: Enquiries Archive Volunteer - Aerospace Bristol
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 30 April 2019

Fully-funded AHRC-CDP PhD Studentship: The evaluation of museum engagement - University of Warwick / Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) PhD studentship based at the University of Warwick, in collaboration with the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

  • Job Title: Fully-funded AHRC-CDP PhD Studentship: The evaluation of museum engagement - University of Warwick / Oxford University Museum of Natural History
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Salary:
  • Closing date: 29 April 2019

Education team Volunteers - The East Somerset Railway

Volunteers required to support school visits, specifically on wednesdays during term times but other times if convenient.

  • Job Title: Education team Volunteers - The East Somerset Railway
  • Job Type: Volunteering
  • Closing date: 24 April 2019

Library Officer - National Motor Museum Trust

The National Motor Museum Trust is seeking an experienced Library Officer to undertake collections management procedures relating to the Reference Library Collection.

  • Job Title: Library Officer - National Motor Museum Trust
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Circa £22,500 - £24,000 per annum
  • Closing date: 23 April 2019

Business & Collections Support Officer - Torre Abbey Museum

We are looking for a new member of staff to join our busy team here at Torre Abbey!

  • Job Title: Business & Collections Support Officer - Torre Abbey Museum
  • Job Type: Part-time (permanent)
  • Salary: £18,795 - £19,171 (Pro rata)
  • Closing date: 21 April 2019