Archive Assistant

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Harlow's 16th Century Mark Hall Manor was lost to a fire in the 1950's but is now a Museum for the unique John Collins Cycle collection, over 40,000 local historical artefacts and beautiful scenic walled gardens. Your role will be to help preserve, maintain and record important pieces from the collections with support and guidance from experienced conservators.

What skills do I need?

Enthusiasm for history in any period. Enjoys tasks that require detail with some understanding of the importance of how to care for artefacts.  


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

Volunteers are needed for three hour shifts on Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30am to 12.30pm and 12.30pm til 3.30pm.


Harlow Museum
Muskham Road
Cm20 2LS

Posted for
Harlow District Council

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