Do you want to develop new skills or further your interest in
archives or archaeology? By volunteering at the Worcestershire
Archive and Archaeology Service you can:
- Increase your knowledge of and skills in archive and
- Develop new skills, such as IT, reading maps, reading old
handwriting and research skills
- Be part of a team of enthusiastic volunteers and meet new
- Strengthen your CV
- Make a valuable contribution to the work of the Archive and
At present we have a full complement of volunteers and are not
able to accept any more requests, but you can download a list of
the types of
projects that we run and what's involved (PDF 44 KB).
Following our move to The Hive we are in the process of
developing additional volunteer projects, and these will be
available by the end of 2013. In the meantime if you want to
fill in a volunteer registration form we would be very happy
to keep your name on a waiting list and will contact you as new
projects become available - form download are available below.
Anyone can volunteer and no previous experience is required as
we will provide full training for the project you will
undertake. Times are arranged to suit you and us. Even
if you are working, we can accommodate.
If you are interested and want more information about what to do
next please complete the volunteer registration form (see
links above) and email it to Dr Lisa Snook at email@example.com),
alternatively it can be posted to The Hive. We will then contact you to
discuss which of our projects would best suit you.
Friends of Worcestershire Archives
The Friends of Worcestershire Archives was established in the
1970s and consists of users of the office who have appreciated the
service and facilities offered. Its main aim is to:
- Foster interest and pride in the rich heritage of
Worcestershire and to ensure its survival and security for the
benefit not only of our own generation, but for those to come
In addition to this the Society seeks to:
- Support and co-ordinate research, publishing, education and the
advertising of the Record Office
- Assist with funds for the purchase of special collections of
archives, books or equipment not normally within the scope of the
- Arrange, or help with, exhibitions, meetings, lectures and
classes, or other voluntary activities
To find out the upcoming talks arranged by the Friends, please
download the Friends 2012-2013 Programme
of Talks (PDF 293 KB).
Further information on joining the Friends of Worcestershire
Archives can be found on leaflets available at The Hive.
This page was last reviewed 15 May 2013 at 21:33.
The page is next due for review 11 November 2014.