Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group, Black Country Living Museum

Advisors Wanted

Black Country Living Museum (BCLM) want to enhance their story-telling, as well as change the way they run the Museum by improving equality, diversity and inclusion.  Can you help them achieve this by joining a new Focus Group?

The museum are keen to hear from people who are able to volunteer their time four times a year, to support and challenge the Museum’s approach to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, and to support them with identifying practical solutions.

Why?…

BCLM are committed to sustaining a staff, volunteer and audience community where everyone feels valued, where their contribution matters and where they can reach their full potential, irrespective of their background, identity or circumstances.

As part of their continuing journey to embed diversity and inclusion into everything they do, BCLM are launching ENRICH, an advisory Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Focus Group, so that they can learn from, support and represent diverse people with diverse perspectives.  This includes people:

Closing date: 10 June 2022

Register to volunteer, Black Country Living Museum

Register your interest in volunteering with Black Country Living Museum (BCLM).

About BCLM

Throughout its 44-year history, Black Country Living Museum’s aim has always been clear: Inspiring your discovery of the Black Country. It ensures that the revolutionary story of the Black Country’s industrial landscape – the first ever of its kind in the UK – is celebrated by generations.

With its bostin’ seasonal, themed and high profile events, as well as being regularly used for TV and Film locations, BCLM is one of Europe’s most successful open-air museums.

BCLM is currently embarking upon its largest development ever, with a multi-million pound investment bringing its story into the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.

Based in the heart of the Black Country’s regeneration zone, BCLM is within good commutable distance from many of the surrounding counties.

About the roles

We have many volunteer opportunities across all different teams here at BCLM, that vary in skill level and interests.

About you

BCLM is interested to hear from candidates who are:
– Friendly and positive
– Eager to learn new things or develop existing skills
– Willing to share their knowledge with others
– Keen to help re-tell the story of the Black Country and our local heritage
– Empathetic towards the aims of BCLM

Begin your Black Country Journey

Submit an expression of interest online via the BCLM website. If BCLM has a role come up that they think you might be interested in, they will contact you with further information.

Maintenance Volunteer, The Lace Guild Museum

The Lace Guild Museum is a small independent accredited Museum run entirely by volunteers, housed in a detached Edwardian building in the heart of the Stourbridge Glass Quarter.

It is a specialist museum with a large collection of lace and lace related artefacts. The Museum collects both antique and contemporary lace. The Lace Guild CIO, a membership organisation and registered Education Charity, was founded nearly 50 years ago to encourage the up take and further knowledge about this fascinating heritage craft.

Volunteers are needed across the range of their activities. Knowledge of lace and lacemaking is not essential,but an interest in textiles helps. They need volunteers in a range of our activities including meeting and greeting visitors to the building, helping other volunteers with the museum, library and archive, photographing the collection and archive, light gardening duties to keep the small garden neat and tidy as well as helping with the sales of donated second hand items and publications.

Maintenance volunteers will

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Sales Volunteer, The Lace Guild Museum

The Lace Guild Museum is a small independent accredited Museum run entirely by volunteers, housed in a detached Edwardian building in the heart of the Stourbridge Glass Quarter.

It is a specialist museum with a large collection of lace and lace related artefacts. The Museum collects both antique and contemporary lace. The Lace Guild CIO, a membership organisation and registered Education Charity, was founded nearly 50 years ago to encourage the up take and further knowledge about this fascinating heritage craft.

Volunteers are needed across the range of their activities. Knowledge of lace and lacemaking is not essential,but an interest in textiles helps. They need volunteers in a range of our activities including meeting and greeting visitors to the building, helping other volunteers with the museum, library and archive, photographing the collection and archive, light gardening duties to keep the small garden neat and tidy as well as helping with the sales of donated second hand items and publications.

Sales volunteers will

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Social Media Volunteer, The Lace Guild Museum

The Lace Guild Museum is a small independent accredited Museum run entirely by volunteers, housed in a detached Edwardian building in the heart of the Stourbridge Glass Quarter.

It is a specialist museum with a large collection of lace and lace related artefacts. The Museum collects both antique and contemporary lace. The Lace Guild CIO, a membership organisation and registered Education Charity, was founded nearly 50 years ago to encourage the up take and further knowledge about this fascinating heritage craft.

Volunteers are needed across the range of their activities. Knowledge of lace and lacemaking is not essential,but an interest in textiles helps. They need volunteers in a range of our activities including meeting and greeting visitors to the building, helping other volunteers with the museum, library and archive, photographing the collection and archive, light gardening duties to keep the small garden neat and tidy as well as helping with the sales of donated second hand items and publications.

Social media volunteers will

www.laceguild.org

Events Volunteer, The Lace Guild Museum

The Lace Guild Museum is a small independent accredited Museum run entirely by volunteers, housed in a detached Edwardian building in the heart of the Stourbridge Glass Quarter.

It is a specialist museum with a large collection of lace and lace related artefacts. The Museum collects both antique and contemporary lace. The Lace Guild CIO, a membership organisation and registered Education Charity, was founded nearly 50 years ago to encourage the up take and further knowledge about this fascinating heritage craft.

Volunteers are needed across the range of their activities. Knowledge of lace and lacemaking is not essential,but an interest in textiles helps. They need volunteers in a range of our activities including meeting and greeting visitors to the building, helping other volunteers with the museum, library and archive, photographing the collection and archive, light gardening duties to keep the small garden neat and tidy as well as helping with the sales of donated second hand items and publications.

Events volunteers will

Contact www.laceguild.org

Collections Volunteers, The Lace Guild Museum

The Lace Guild Museum is a small independent accredited Museum run entirely by volunteers, housed in a detached Edwardian building in the heart of the Stourbridge Glass Quarter.

It is a specialist museum with a large collection of lace and lace related artefacts. The Museum collects both antique and contemporary lace. The Lace Guild CIO, a membership organisation and registered Education Charity, was founded nearly 50 years ago to encourage the up take and further knowledge about this fascinating heritage craft.

Volunteers are needed across the range of their activities. Knowledge of lace and lacemaking is not essential, but an interest in textiles helps. They need volunteers in a range of our activities including meeting and greeting visitors to the building, helping other volunteers with the museum, library and archive, photographing the collection and archive, light gardening duties to keep the small garden neat and tidy as well as helping with the sales of donated second hand items and publications.

Collections volunteers will

Contact www.laceguild.org

Front of House Volunteer, Stourbridge Glass Museum

Stourbridge Glass Museum is a new museum opening in April 2022

Front of House volunteers provide all visitors to the Stourbridge Glass Museum with a warm welcome and help them to have a great day out. We want to build a reputation for providing exceptional customer service. You will meet and greet visitors, sell tickets & help with our shop area.

It would be great if you have some experience of working with the public /till work but don’t worry as training will be given.

It’s a great opportunity to be in at the start of a brand new heritage attraction for the Stourbridge Area.

Volunteer Tour Guide, Stourbridge Glass Museum

Stourbridge Glass Museum is opening in April 2022.

Tour guides have a vital role to play in delivering inspiring and enjoyable tours, helping visitors to learn more about the history of Stourbridge Glass Museum and bringing its stories to life. You will have the opportunity to develop your own tour. You will guide small groups of visitors around the museum and provide an informative and enjoyable experience. This role will suit you if  you love talking to people of all ages and have an interest and enthusiasm to share the stories of workers at the glass museum.

This will suit you if… you are confident talking to strangers, interested in developing your own tour. An interest in the history of Stourbridge and its glassmaking heritage would be useful.

Volunteers, The Lace Guild Museum

Volunteers, The Lace Guild Museum

The Lace Guild Museum is a small independent accredited Museum run entirely by volunteers, housed in a detached Edwardian building in the heart of the Stourbridge Glass Quarter.

It is a specialist museum with a large collection of lace and lace related artefacts. The Museum collects both antique and contemporary lace. The Lace Guild CIO, a membership organisation and registered Education Charity, was founded nearly 50 years ago to encourage the up take and further knowledge about this fascinating heritage craft.

Volunteers are needed across the range of their activities. Knowledge of lace and lacemaking is not essential, but an interest in textiles helps. The Lace Guild Museum need volunteers across a range of activities including meeting and greeting visitors to the building, helping other volunteers with the museum, library and archive, photographing the collection and archive, light gardening duties to keep the small garden neat and tidy as well as helping with the sales of donated second hand items and publications.