Posts Tagged: volunteering

Learning in Lockdown – Chiara Fallone

The Section’s own Chiara Fallone outlines how they gained new skills through volunteering with the West Wales Veterans’ Archive.

Learning in Lockdown – Chiara Fallone

The Section’s own Chiara Fallone outlines how they gained new skills through volunteering with the West Wales Veterans’ Archive.

Navigating the Pandemic as a Newly Qualified Archivist – Joanne Gent

Recently qualified archivist Joanne Gent discusses how the pandemic has interrupted volunteer opportunities and stalled their career change into working in archives.

Navigating the Pandemic as a Newly Qualified Archivist – Joanne Gent

Recently qualified archivist Joanne Gent discusses how the pandemic has interrupted volunteer opportunities and stalled their career change into working in archives.

Working with Onsite and Crowdsourced Volunteers – Rosie Denton

Rosie Denton outlines findings from her dissertation research into crowdsourcing and volunteering in archives.

Working with Onsite and Crowdsourced Volunteers – Rosie Denton

Rosie Denton outlines findings from her dissertation research into crowdsourcing and volunteering in archives.

How I Started

How I Started – Sophie Gilmour

Aspiring archivist Sophie Gilmour shares her rather intensive approach to gaining valuable volunteer experience in archives.

How I Started

How I Started – Sophie Gilmour

Aspiring archivist Sophie Gilmour shares her rather intensive approach to gaining valuable volunteer experience in archives.

How I Started

How I Started – Miten Mistry

Bodleian trainee digital archivist Miten Mistry shares his career journey from studying chemistry to becoming an archivist.

How I Started

How I Started – Miten Mistry

Bodleian trainee digital archivist Miten Mistry shares his career journey from studying chemistry to becoming an archivist.

How I Started

How I Started – Helena Clarkson

This week’s ‘How I Started’ post is from Helena, who is at the very beginning of her career and gives some great advice on obtaining relevant pre-course experience.

How I Started

How I Started – Helena Clarkson

This week’s ‘How I Started’ post is from Helena, who is at the very beginning of her career and gives some great advice on obtaining relevant pre-course experience.

More Experience Required: The Trials and Tribulations of a New Professional – Anouska Lester

To be told you “don’t have enough experience” when being turned down for jobs is demoralising and frustrating, as many of us can relate. In this insightful post, Anouska Lester from Milton Keynes writes about what she’s doing to combat this.

More Experience Required: The Trials and Tribulations of a New Professional – Anouska Lester

To be told you “don’t have enough experience” when being turned down for jobs is demoralising and frustrating, as many of us can relate. In this insightful post, Anouska Lester from Milton Keynes writes about what she’s doing to combat this.

The Joys of Getting Out of the Office – Benjamin Longden

Spare time on your hands? Want to connect with professional colleagues, and/or gain new skills and experiences? Why not volunteer?! Benjamin Longden, a recently qualified Archivist, is a member of the East Midlands ARA group and writes about what can be gained by volunteering your time.

The Joys of Getting Out of the Office – Benjamin Longden

Spare time on your hands? Want to connect with professional colleagues, and/or gain new skills and experiences? Why not volunteer?! Benjamin Longden, a recently qualified Archivist, is a member of the East Midlands ARA group and writes about what can be gained by volunteering your time.

A British Archivist Abroad – Sandra Blake

Fed up with the British weather? Ever thought about working overseas? Unsure of how to apply your education abroad and get your first foreign job? Well, Sandra Blake did just that and is now living the dream in sunny Malta! Here, she explains how she made her dream a reality.

A British Archivist Abroad – Sandra Blake

Fed up with the British weather? Ever thought about working overseas? Unsure of how to apply your education abroad and get your first foreign job? Well, Sandra Blake did just that and is now living the dream in sunny Malta! Here, she explains how she made her dream a reality.

Being an ARA Officer – Elisabeth Thurlow

This week’s post was written by one of our own. Elisabeth Thurlow, Communications Officer for the Section for New Professionals (SfNP) talks about the benefits of volunteering for the ARA (Archives & Records Association), and the professional and personal advantages it can provide.

Being an ARA Officer – Elisabeth Thurlow

This week’s post was written by one of our own. Elisabeth Thurlow, Communications Officer for the Section for New Professionals (SfNP) talks about the benefits of volunteering for the ARA (Archives & Records Association), and the professional and personal advantages it can provide.