Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

The Museum asks that volunteers be willing to:

  • Help the museum to achieve its aims and objectives.
  • Work as a team member with other volunteers and paid members of staff under the overall control of their designated Officer.
  • Carry out their agreed tasks to the best of their ability.
  • Meet the commitment agreed to and give reasonable notice when this is not possible.
  • Be courteous and helpful towards museum visitors.
  • Provide two referees who may be contacted and agree to checks before undertaking tasks involving children or other vulnerable visitor groups.
  • Attend any training sessions useful for tasks to be undertaken or to meet health and safety requirements.
  • Assign all copyright to the Museum of any original work created by them on behalf of the Museum.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information about the Museum.
  • To adhere to all information set down in the Volunteer Handbook and other museum rules and procedures.

 

In return, Volunteers may expect from us:

  • Tasks that match both the needs of the Museum with the skills, knowledge, experience, age and interests of the volunteer.
  • Opportunities to learn and develop new skills in a happy and friendly environment.
  • Safe working conditions with the right supervision, training and tools for the tasks assigned.
  • Appropriate insurance cover for volunteers whilst undertaking voluntary work.
  • The Museum will communicate effectively and positively with the volunteer and keep them up-to-date with museum developments.