Volunteering, Engagement and Learning Officer

Organisation: HMS Unicorn

Salary: £25,900

Location: Dundee

About the museum:
Launched in 1824, HMS Unicorn in the third oldest ship in the world still afloat and one of the six oldest ships in the world. Now a historic ship and Accredited Museum, HMS Unicorn is situated in City Quay, Dundee. Visitors can explore four decks full of history and discover the unique experience of life on board a 19th century frigate.

Our mission is to deliver a world class museum experience, work continuously to safeguard the future of HMS Unicorn, and care for our collections while making them accessible to all.

Our vision is to inspire those who visit and work with us, offering lifelong learning and engagement opportunities for our local communities and beyond.

About the role:
This is a maternity cover role and is key to achieving the Unicorn Preservation Society’s Vision and Mission by widening access to HMS Unicorn and its heritage, and fulfilling the Museums role as a community hub and source of community benefit. The post-holder will be responsible for HMS Unicorn’s successful Learning and Access programme which reaches over 3,300 people a year across a wide range of users both on and off ship. The post-holder will also be responsible for HMS Unicorn’s 50 volunteers through its flagship “WaveMakers” programme, plus student placements, work experience and trainees

Application Deadline: Sunday 14/01/2024