OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMUNITY
New Community Access
As part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund
grand to improve the accessibility and learning and engagement at
Leighton House Museum, we are planning a new programme for
community voluntary groups to access and engage with the museum’s
The Community Access Scheme
is a programme for adult and family community voluntary groups
/ charities, informal education or wellbeing support providers
based local to Leighton House Museum. We are particularly
interested in engaging with groups that do not visit museums
regularly but could benefit from this new programme through
admission free of charge and access to our permanent collection,
stories and historical spaces in a way that is meaningful and
relevant to the groups.
We will provide a free one-day training to the
Community Groups Leaders to encourage and support them to lead
visits of their group to the museum.
The Community Access Scheme at Leighton House
Museum will be launched on Tuesday 16 April, in a Community Groups
To find out more about the scheme and to
register your interest to join the launch event please contact our
Community Engagement Officer, Jana Haragalova on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Holland Park Circle:
Artists Houses Tours
Are you interested in Victorian art?
Would you like to learn more about the group of artists known as
the Holland Park Circle?
We are looking for volunteers to take tour groups (max 10
people) on an hour long walking tour around the artists houses
located on Holland Park Road and Melbury Road. The tours will
uncover the fascinating stories behind the creation of the Holland
Park Circle and the external architecture of the studio-houses
contemporary to Lord Leighton, eminent Victorian artist and
President of the Royal Academy.
The tours will take place every Saturday and
Thursday at 11am from April 2019 onwards.
Full training will be given and travel
expenses can be covered.
Please contact Tracey Lazarus at email@example.com
if you are interested.
ROOM GUIDES AT 18 STAFFORD
18 Stafford Terrace needs volunteer room guides
when there is Open Access to the public on a Wednesday, Saturday
and Sunday afternoon between 2 to 5.30pm.
18 Stafford Terrace is closed to the public
over the summer (18 June to 8 September 2018) for conservation and
Volunteers are needed over the summer period every Tuesday
to help with the conservation cleaning.
We also sometimes have other roles available for volunteers such
as research and administrative roles which will be advertised on
Download Volunteer Role Description - 18 Stafford
The Volunteering FAQs answers some of the most
common questions from those looking for volunteer
LHM Volunteering Policy
Find out more information about LHMs position
regarding volunteering and its commitment to:
- Positively and actively
engaging volunteers in its work
- Offering fully supported,
well-managed volunteer opportunities
- Following consistent and
fair volunteer recruitment and management procedures
- Providing a duty of care
towards its visitors, staff and volunteers
Download LHM Volunteering Policy
GET IN TOUCH!
Leighton House Museum and 18 Stafford Terrace welcome
applications from people with a wide range of skills, experience
availability and background to join its friendly and diverse team.
If you are interested in volunteering please get in touch with our
Volunteer Co-ordinator, Tracey Lazarus on firstname.lastname@example.org and
submit the following documentation:
- Registration of Interest form - download
the Registration form
here [Word doc]
- Equal Opportunities Form - download the
Opportunities form here
- Short CV