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Events Volunteer Register

Important Information

Applications are welcome from volunteers aged 18+. There is no closing date.

Events volunteers will be eligible for a reference when they have completed 20 hours of service.

This role does not include any out-of-pocket expenses.


Important Documents

Volunteer Role Description: Events Register

Volunteer Expression of Interest Form (pdf)

Volunteer Expression of Interest Form (word)


About this Role

Further information is available in the more detailed Volunteer Role Description.

Informal enquiries should be directed to our Education and Outreach Coordinator:

Jennie Thornber
Tel.  01223 767044


What this role will entail:

Volunteers in this role will be added to the Events Volunteer Register. When a volunteering opportunity arises, an email will be sent out to the Register. This opportunity may involve preparing for, advertising or helping out at an event. If a volunteer is interested, s/he just needs to email back to let Museum staff know that they would like to help out.


Why the Museum of Classical Archaeology needs this role:

The Museum runs a programme of regular events for adults and children, enabling us to engage with thousands of people every year. Help is sought for a variety of tasks, all of which contribute to the smooth running of events.


Potential time commitment:

An events volunteer may to commit to helping as much as s/he is able to by responding to as many or as few opportunities as s/he likes from those which are advertised to the Events Volunteer Register.     


How to Apply

Please download the extended Volunteer Role Description and then complete and submit an Expression of Interest Form.

You will need to include the names and contact details of two referees. We recommend you ask them before you submit your form.


Completed Expression of Interest Forms can be posted or emailed to:

Jennie Thornber
Museum of Classical Archaeology
Sidgwick Avenue



What happens next

When we receive your Expression of Interest Form, we will contact your referees and add you to our Register. You will receive emails indicating when we need additional help and we will allocate volunteering opportunities on a first come, first served basis.

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We are currently closed on Saturdays. Saturday opening will resume on Saturday 19 January 2019. Unfortunately, we are only open on Saturdays during University of Cambridge term time.



We regret that the Museum of Classical Archaeology and the Faculty of Classics will be closed on the morning of Monday 10 December 2018 for essential maintenance work. The Museum will open for the afternoon at 1pm and will close at 5pm, as normal. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Christmas Closure

We will close on Friday 21 December 2018 at 5pm and will reopen on Monday 7 January at 10am.



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