The aim of the group is to drive improvements in volunteering practice within the archive sector; to increase the number and range of volunteering opportunities and ensure the contribution and impact of volunteering is evaluated and celebrated.
The sub-committee is co-ordinating various activities as part of the Volunteering in Archives Action Plan. These include
- the ARA Volunteering Award http://www.archives.org.uk/campaigns/volunteering-awards.html
- good practice in involving volunteers http://www.archives.org.uk/latest-news/volunteering-in-collections-care-new-best-practice-guide.html
The sub-committee also facilitates a Volunteer Co-ordinators Network to encourage sharing of knowledge and good practice. If you are involving in managing or co-ordinating volunteers in an archive, and you would like to join his closed e-list, then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CreatedThursday, 01 September 2011
Group adminLouise Ray