We're hiring! Volunteer Coordinator, Working for Equality Project

Volunteer Coordinator, Working for Equality Project

  • 17.5 hours per week
  • £17,300
  • Fixed term contract for 14 months
  • Based in Barking & Dagenham and Ilford

In 2018 the East End Women’s Museum and Eastside Community Heritage will develop Working for Equality, a Heritage Lottery Funded exhibition and programme of events focusing on working women’s activism, in particular the contribution of women factory workers in Barking and Dagenham from the suffragettes to the Ford Dagenham strikers.

As part of the project 20 volunteers from the local area will be trained by Eastside Community Heritage in oral history, archive research, learning facilitation or heritage interpretation skills. Volunteers will conduct oral history interviews, contribute to a mobile exhibition, and work with a videographer to make a short film.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of working with community groups and volunteers to recruit volunteer participants and manage their participation and training throughout the project.

Project Volunteer Coordinator job description and person specification (PDF)

To apply, please submit your CV, details of two referees, and a personal statement of fewer than 1,000 words saying why you would like the role and showing how your skills and experience match the person specification.

Send to Sarah Jackson at eastendwomensmuseum@gmail.com with ‘Volunteer Coordinator’ in the subject line.

  • Application deadline: Wednesday 10 January 2018
  • Interview date: Thursday 25 January 2018

If you have any questions about the role please contact Sarah on eastendwomensmuseum@gmail.com.