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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

   

 

 

    Volunteers are vital to the museum and there

    are many different ways in which you can help.

 

 

 

 

Life-sized, protective statue (kareau) of the wife of the chief
of a village on Nankowry Island (MAA E 1906.91). Nan Kowry,
Nicobar Islands.

 


Volunteering opportunities

 


 

Front of House Volunteer

The museum’s front of house volunteers provide a warm and friendly welcome to our visitors and support other members of staff in supervising the galleries. In addition to dealing with enquiries from visitors, they support colleagues with additional needs and perform various other roles.

Please download a role description to find out more: 

 

If you think you might be interested in joining the team, fill in the following form:

 

You can return the form by email to the Visitor Services Manager or by post to Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ.

Alternatively, you can head over to the University of Cambridge Museums' volunteering portal Volunteer Makers, where we advertise all of our volunteering opportunities.

 


 

Events Volunteer

Events volunteers assist at free, drop-in events for families and adults held at MAA throughout the year. Events volunteers provide high-quality support for visitors to ensure they get the most out of the activities on offer. 

Please download a role description to find out more:

 

If you think you might be interested in joining the team, fill in the following form:

 

You can return the form by email by email to the Outreach Organiser or by post to Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ.

 


 

Collections Volunteer

Collections volunteers assist with the storage, cataloging and understanding of MAA’s archaeological, anthropological and photographic collections. 

Please download a role description to find out more:

 

If you think you might be interested in joining the team, fill in the following form:

 

You can return the form by email by email to the relevant collections manager, i.e.:

Dr Jocelyne Dudding, Collections Manager of the Photographic Collections

Rachel Hand, Collections Manager for Anthropology

Please note that Archaeology are not currently recruiting volunteers

You can also return your form by post to Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ.

Two million years of human history. One million artefacts. Countless astonishing stories.