Learning and Participation Officer
Handel House is currently undergoing a major capital project to develop the Hendrix flat next door to Handel House and to expand the museum’s facilities. In turn, the organisation is expanding its learning offer to a variety of different audiences and is looking for a new Learning and Participation Officer to join the team. This role is responsible for contributing to a creative, lively and growing programme of events that will develop the audiences that visit Handel House and the Hendrix Flat as well as encouraging repeat visits. The post-holder will contribute to specific projects such as the new schools learning programme, family and community projects and our varied and exciting live music programme. The post-holder will deliver learning workshops, manage concerts front of house, rehearsal bookings and the diary for concert and workshop booking.
Resources and how to apply
Please apply with your CV and covering letter and email it to Administrator Alys Cundy.
Closing Date for applications: Friday 4th September 2015 at 5pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 16th September 2015
Handel House have a dedicated team of volunteers. If you would like to know more please click here.
Weekend Support Volunteer
The Handel House Museum is looking for a committed and enthusiastic volunteer to support weekend staff at the museum on weekends. This is an exciting position and a chance to gain Front of House experience and back office experience in equal measure and to work with members of staff and volunteers. This is a great opportunity to get an insight into how a small museum operates.
The type of work that you will be expected to do will vary each week and will include data uploading, delivering a Saturday Talk, tour guiding, taking event bookings, research tasks and assisting with volunteer management. Please see the role description for further details of the types of tasks that you will be given to do.
An interest in, and knowledge of history and music is essential as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills; including excellent written and spoken English. Reliability and punctuality are also essential qualities. Full training will be given and the museum will offer travel expenses (up to £5.50). This role will rotate between Saturdays and Sundays with a free weekend every three weeks.
To find out more please visit our volunteer page.