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Admin Volunteer

Admin Volunteer
Ripon Museums Trust
Description of the role:

This is a fantastic opportunity to use or develop your administration, organisational and communication skills as well as the opportunity to be practically involved in the operations of the museums.
You may be :
answering telephone calls
taking messages and responding to enquiries
entering data into spreadsheets and databases
working with other volunteers and staff
helping to administer events and activities
general administration and clerical tasks such as photocopying, filing etc

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

• Computer literate
• Good administrative and organizational skills
• Knowledge of how to use social media
• Enjoy working in a team
• Work well on own initiative .
Good telephone, email communication. Friendly confident manner, able to communicate clearly.

Practical information:

• Hours are flexible but ideally 2-4 hours per week
• Based at the Workhouse Museum but activities may take place at any of the museums
• The opportunity to work with our historic objects, buildings and experienced museum volunteers.
• Opportunity to work with other local community and business
• A welcoming and friendly team of volunteers and staff to work with
• The opportunity to meet a variety of new people
• Induction and training will be given with on going support
• An enjoyable volunteering experience
• Programme of volunteer trips and social events
• Valuable work experience
• Sense of achievement
• The opportunity to upskill IT.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 17+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
The Workhouse Museum
Sharow View
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 25.01.2021
Organisation Information

Preservation of historic buildings and artefacts, education services and responsible for The Prison & Police, The Workhouse and The Courthouse Museums in Ripon. We have around 140 volunteers who fulfil a variety of roles which range from helping with education visits to gardening, cataloguing the collections to keeping our accounts, repairing brickwork to researching the stories behind the buildings.

Please check the website for opening times and events.