Posted Tuesday, 7th May 2013
Posted Wednesday, 24th April 2013
What 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.
We are recruiting for the following roles:
– General Angus Volunteer
– Archiving for the Future Volunteer
– Education Research Volunteer
– Exhibition Guiding Volunteer
– Exhibition Interpretation Volunteer
– Exhibition Research Volunteer
– Student Support Volunteer
– Digital Preparation Volunteer
– Volunteer Advocate
If you are interested in any of the above roles and would like a detailed role description, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What benefits are there to volunteering and what training will I receive?
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, including:
– 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 development needs.
How much 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.
What skills 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: email@example.com
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.
Can I 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.
Will I 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.
Are there any age limits?
We currently only accept volunteers aged 18 or over. There are no upper age limits to volunteering at The Angus.
How do I apply to be a volunteer?
Please send an email stating your interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application forms can be downloaded, please click here and send the form to the above email address or post them to:
Anja Clark, Angus Library and Archive, Regent’s Park College, Pusey St, Oxford OX1 2LB
If you have any further questions about volunteering, please let us know.
Posted Wednesday, 20th March 2013
The closing date for applications for the Learning & Participation Officer is tomorrow, 21st March at 12pm Midday!!
If you still wish to apply, please email email@example.com for an application pack.Categories: Uncategorized
Posted Tuesday, 5th March 2013
We are now looking to recruit a new position in connection with the HLF project:
A job description can be found on our website
Posted Friday, 18th January 2013
The main part of a HLF Round 2 application is the Activity Plan.
This is a comprehensive document that discusses in detail the project and more specifically the outreach activities that will be udertaken as part of the project.
If you would like to look at the Activity plan it is now available to view online here
If you have any questions or comments you can wither post them at the bottom of this post or email us at firstname.lastname@example.orgCategories: Uncategorized
Posted Friday, 11th January 2013
For the Job description please click here
Posted Monday, 7th January 2013
Well 2013 is here which means the start of our exciting new project.
Thank you everyone for your congratulations it has been a long road thus far but now the fun starts.
The news has spread and has been reported in the news section of the National Archives website and in the online denominational newsletter Baptist Times.
We are continuing to promote our successful grant application and would be happy to talk with anyone further about it.
So the work begins
The first steps to be taken are the setting up of the project with much of the activities beginning in a few months time.
The key tasks that will be initially undertaken will include the appointment of the Project Administrator and also the first meeting of the Project Board.
The Project Administrator will be a full time position what will provide admin support for the project and also The Angus, this is a crucial role in ensuring the smooth running of the project.
We expect to advertise this position this week and information will be posted on the blog once this has happened so stay tuned.
Once again thank you for all your well wishes, please check back to the blog often as we will be updating it regularly now that the project has begun.
Best wishes to all for 2013.
Posted Tuesday, 18th December 2012
Oxford’s Regent’s Park College has received £488k from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and The Baptist Union Newington Court Fund (BUGB) to provide opportunities for people to learn about the important part Baptists played in the history of the United Kingdom and the world. The project will also safeguard this unique and important part of nation’s heritage.
Write and distribute image rich lesson-starters and in-depth teaching resources for young people studying history at Secondary School (KS3 and 4)
Work with IntoUniversity to develop year 10 and 11 Archive Taster Sessions to enable students from disadvantaged backgrounds aspiring to go to University to learn how to use a range of original documents in a archive setting
Hold biennial lectures and exhibitions linked to national events like Fair Trade Fortnight, Black History Month and International Women’s Day
Fully catalogue the collection and make it searchable online
Digitise the BMS World Mission missionary paper archives and make them available online
Work with churches to run a programme of training courses which will highlight the need for simple best practice archiving of church records and artefacts so that these important documents are preserved for future generations
Run courses on writing church histories so that congregations can record their histories and tell the story of their church
Emma Walsh, College Librarian at Regent’s Park College
Dr Robert Ellis, College Principal
Stuart McLeod, Head of the Heritage Lottery Fund South East, said:
If you’d like more information, or to schedule an interview with Emma Walsh, College Librarian please call 01865 288142 or email email@example.com.