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Learning Volunteer

Organisation:Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Salary: Voluntary
Closing date:06.10.2018
The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising is a small, friendly museum of consumer culture in West London.

We are seeking Learning Volunteers to help deliver our all-ages Learning programme. This role will be based at The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising, Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QT.

Learning Volunteers will support the Learning Team with the following:
• Setting up for school / college / university visits and preparing resources
• Leading / assisting groups from aged 3 to 21+ with curricular-based activities, including interactive tours of our collection, handling sessions, practical design-based sessions and introductory talks
• Leading / assisting with other areas of the Learning programme, including adult learning, Reminiscence sessions and seasonal family workshops (which may run at weekends)
• Computer-based tasks, including online research, resource development and testing, building contact lists and helping with marketing campaigns
• Other administrative-based tasks which may arise from time to time

We’re looking for people who are:
• Friendly and personable with excellent written and spoken English communication skills
• Team workers who enjoy working with a diverse range of people
• Experienced in working with children or adults, with an understanding of Health & Safety and Safeguarding
• Willing to learn practical methods of delivering learning
• Knowledgeable about Branding and Marketing (desirable)
• Experienced in the use of computers, including Word, Excel and Outlook
• Desirable: previous teaching experience

Training and support
We have an induction process, during which we give Volunteers the information we believe they need to enjoy their time with us. Training is mainly 'on the job', supported by the Learning Officers as well as the Learning Manager. Volunteers are given regular feedback and we remain open to suggestions on how we can improve the volunteer experience.

We are looking for people who would like to donate either a full day (9:30am-6pm) or a half day (4 hours) each week. Travel and/or lunch expenses will be paid up to £10 per day.

How to apply
We invite anyone interested in this role to apply with a CV and a brief covering note to our Learning Officer, Stephanie (

Please note: Applicants from some overseas countries are required to have a relevant work permit or student visa in order to volunteer in the U.K. We’ll need to see this for our records before volunteering can commence.