WE NEED YOU! Volunteer Positions for Museums+Tech 2017

MCG’s Museums+Tech 2017 with the theme of ‘Tech in a divided world’ is shaping up to be a great event. We are confident that attendees at this year’s event in the Imperial War Museum will come away both inspired and challenged by the day. We also want to make sure the messages emerging from our 2017 ‘Museums+Tech’ conference are not limited to those in attendance but shared widely in the sector. This reflects our constant ambition to reach and engage new audiences. To help us achieve this we have a small number of volunteer positions available.

In return for your assistance, you will be provided with free entry to Museums+Tech 2017 and an additional £100 to cover travel and other expenses – plus it looks great on your CV!


Through these volunteer positions we hope to specifically support individuals who may otherwise be unable to attend. In particular, we would greatly welcome applications from unwaged/low-waged individuals, those in small museums, early career professionals and students.

Apply by completing the short application form by 15th September: https://goo.gl/forms/DhVSptlmWRpGkJP22


We are interested in hearing how you can help us reach new audiences and help everyone learn from our speakers. You can be as creative or as traditional as you like, as we hope to reach as broad an audience as possible. In the past we have had volunteers use social media and blogs, submit reports to specialist publications and share information with local colleagues. In addition, if you can contribute skills such as photography, social media, or anything else you think would be relevant on the day, then please let us know in the application.

We will respond to successful applicants by 22nd September.

If you have any questions about volunteering please email Brian (contact@museumscomputergroup.org.uk).


You can view the full programme for Museums+Tech2017 here: https://goo.gl/bqv3pz

For a sense of what to expect, catch up on the events from Museums+Tech2016 on our website: https://goo.gl/7qUHb1 – This includes reports from our previous volunteers, find out how they assisted us in delivering Museums+Tech2016 and their thoughts on the experience!

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