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Trustee of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
We are looking for individuals to join our Board of Trustees. This is an especially important time for the Society as plans are progressed to relocate the Wiltshire Museum to the Assize Court building in Devizes.
We are particularly interested in hearing from you if you have skills or experience in archaeology or fundraising.
We welcome applications from anyone interested in joining us and we are committed to providing equality of opportunity. Therefore, if you have other skills or can offer a different perspective, then please do apply. An induction is given on joining.
There are usually six meetings a year, held on Thursday evenings, with an average time commitment of around 2-4 hours per month – depending on how involved you choose to get with activities, working groups or committees.
The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (WANHS) was formed to inspire people to explore the archaeology, history, art and environment of Wiltshire? WANHS owns and operates the Wiltshire Museum which is Designated by the Government as being of National significance and features the best Bronze Age archaeology collection in Britain, including objects from the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. The Museum also has a notable archive, library and art collection. WANHS is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee and funding comes from a variety of sources including membership subscriptions, grants from county and local authorities and sundry fundraising efforts.
The deadline for applications is noon on Tuesday 31 March 2020 and interviews will be held shortly thereafter. Trustees will normally take up office following election at our Annual General Meeting in October, but can be co-opted earlier.
If you would like to discuss the role, please do not hesitate to contact us - email@example.com
Hours – an average of 2-4 per month
Salary – this is a volunteer role
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