types of volunteering opportunities do you offer at The Angus?
There are many
different ways to get involved with the work of The Angus. We would like to
hear from you regarding what your interests are and see how your skills, gifts
and abilities can be used to help us continue to develop The Angus.
What benefits are there to volunteering and what training will I
Volunteering is fun and
fulfilling! Whilst many people chose to volunteer in order to gain valuable
experience for their CV, there are also plenty of other reasons to volunteer,
- Learning new skills
- Helping others
- Meeting new people and becoming part of a team
- Finding out about local history and enriching the local community
- Improving your employability through training and development
We will provide an induction tailored to each volunteer position,
including: Background History, Information about The Angus and its Collections,
Health and Safety, Handling Fragile Documents, Equal Opportunities, Safeguarding
Policy, Volunteer Policy, and Procedures.
We will also provide relevant training agreed upon according to an individual’s
time must I give and is there a minimum commitment?
The Angus Library is open 9.30am
– 4.30pm (Monday – Friday).
Volunteer hours will be agreed
upon with each individual; the majority of volunteer work will take place
within the opening hours, however some roles do require weekend hours which
will be specified within the role description.
and experience do you ask for?
To request a role description
detailing what skills are required, please email the title of the role that you
are interested in to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer placements are made after
an informal chat during which the applicant’s skills, talents, interests and
desires will be discussed so that a suitable role can be determined.
claim for my expenses?
We will reimburse all reasonable
volunteer expenses, such as travel costs. We are also able to provide lunch if
a volunteer is on site between 1pm-2pm.
have to undergo a police check?
The need for a police check depends
on the volunteering role and will be specified in the role description.
any age limits?
We currently only accept
volunteers aged 18 or over. There are no upper age limits to volunteering at