Introduction to Museums Training for Volunteers What is a Museum? The Museums Association’s definition : ‘They are institutions that collect, safeguard and make accessible artefacts and specimens, which they hold in trust for society’.
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Training for Volunteers
The Museums Association’s definition :
Society can expect museums to:
Non-specialist conservation work
Front of house duties
Creating and maintaining community links
Evaluation of visitor surveys
Organising and attending events
Researching and sourcing exhibition material
Providing guided tours
Library/archive workVolunteer Roles