Reference No V5
Title Information Coordinator
Role Profile V5 - Information Coordinator
Summary The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPdA) is looking to recruit volunteers for their city centre and Addenbrooks offices. Confidence with the English language,  a flair for office administration and excellent interpersonal skills are essential for this varied and interesting role.  
Closing date On-going until further notice 
Contact contact.opda@admin.cam.ac.uk
Website http://www.opda.cam.ac.uk/aboutus/the-team/volunteers-1/application-form-for-volunteers

 

 

Reference No V6
Title Public Engagement 
Role Profile  
Summary Gain experience and confidence interacting with the public by volunteering at one of our events or festivals, the Cambridge Science Festival, Cambridge Festival of Ideas or the Open Cambridge weekend.  We could not put on events of this scale without the help of hundreds of volunteers who donate their time, energy and expertise.  If you would like to volunteer as a steward please visit: https://www.cam.ac.uk/public-engagement/information-for-staff-and-studen...
Closing date On-going until further notice 
Contact publicengagement@admin.cam.ac.uk
Website https://www.cam.ac.uk/public-engagement/information-for-staff-and-students/volunteer-with-us

 

 

Reference No V7
Title Volunteer at Degree Ceremonies
Role Profile V7 -Degree Ceremony Volunteer - Role Profile 2016
Summary University of Cambridge degree ceremonies take place in the Senate-House throughout the year from October to July. Elements of the ceremony have their origin amongst the earliest customs of the University some eight hundred years ago. For the events to run smoothly, volunteers are required  - help to make someone's day extra special.
Closing date On-going until further notice 
Contact volunteers@alumni.cam.ac.uk
Website https://www.alumni.cam.ac.uk/get-involved/volunteering

 

 

Reference No V14
Title Events Volunteer - Museum of Classical Archaeology
Role Profile V14 - Museum of Classical Archaeology
Summary The Museum of Classical Archaeology are looking for a team of volunteers who can assist with the preparation, advertising and running of the programme of events
Closing date On-going until further notice 
Contact Jennie Thornber 01223 767044
Website http://www.museums.cam.ac.uk/get-involved


 

Reference No V25
Title Data Entry Volunteer
Role Profile V25 - Data Entry Volunteer
Summary

Entering names and dates into a database

Closing date On-going until further notice 
Contact archivist@joh.cam.ac.uk
Website  

 

 

Reference No V26
Title Operations Volunteer
Role Profile V26 - Operations Volunteer
Summary

We need several volunteers who can assist our new residents to find their way around the North West Cambridge development, help to direct them to their accommodation, show them where to find shops and facilities, and to offer a welcome drink.

Closing date On-going until further notice 
Contact nb200@cam.ac.uk
Website  

 

Reference No V32
Title Summer at the Museums Volunteer
Role Profile V32 - Summer at the Museums Volunteer
Summary

Summer at the Museums is an annual programme of events for families which takes place between Saturday 22 July and Sunday 3 September 2017.  With hands-on activities happening throughout the summer holidays, there is plenty to get involved with.
We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic volunteers who enjoy dealing with the public to help support the programme in a variety of ways. 
There are various volunteer opportunities available across the University Museums and Botanic Garden. Tasks may vary, but often include:
• Setting up and clearing away visitor activities
• Greeting visitors/registering visitors for pre-booked activities
• Stewarding visitors and museum audiences
• Assisting families with workshop/activities
• Preparing materials for activities
• Assisting with evaluations/photo permission forms

 

Closing date 12/06/2017
Contact opendoor@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Website  

 

Reference No V33
Title Image Uploading Volunteer at the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology
Role Profile V33 - Image uploading role 2017
Summary

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has recently developed a new integrated database (in Filemaker Pro 14), providing the museum with the capacity to manage digital assets for the first time.
We have approximately 250,000 digital images which need to be uploaded into the new system and linked to catalogue records relating to the museum’s collection of objects, photographs and documents.
Tasks will include:
• checking image files and renaming according to standard conventions if necessary
• identifying and eliminating duplicate images (preserving the highest quality image)
• identifying objects pictured in digital images, where this is unclear
• preparing folders of images ready for uploading
• checking uploaded images to ensure that they are linked to the correct records

Closing date 19/05/2017
Contact

opendoor@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Website  

 

Reference No V34
Title

Volunteer Friends Events Organiser at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Role Profile

V34 - Volunteer Friends Events Organiser at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Summary

MAA Friends has just under 100 members and it is our ambition to grow this number, particularly among those who live in and around Cambridge.  We are now seeking a Volunteer Friends Events Organiser to help maximise the potential of existing activities and to identify opportunities for new events, in conjunction with members of the Friends Committee and museum staff.
Volunteer tasks
• Liaising with staff at the museum and members of the Friends Committee in relation to planned events and identifying opportunities for additional Friends events/activities, both at MAA and at other relevant locations.
• Contacting Friends regarding forthcoming events by mail and/or by email.
• Maintaining invitation lists, co-ordinating replies and managing attendance lists for Friends’ events.
• Liaising with the MAA Front-of-House team and other museum personnel as necessary to ensure the smooth running of Friends events.
• Attending Friends events.
• Handling general administrative duties related to Friends events.

Closing date 29/05/2017
Contact

opendoor@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Website  

 

For more information about volunteering, or if you have any questions, please email: volunteers@alumni.cam.ac.uk