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The Charleston Trust is taking applications for a Memberships and Adminstrative Volunteer!

Charleston is a seventeenth century Sussex farmhouse in Lewes (near Brighton) that from 1916 was the home of two of the most important and influential British artists of the twentieth century – Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. Charleston became the country retreat of a group of individuals known as Bloomsbury which included Vanessa Bell’s sister Virginia Woolf, the economist John Maynard Keynes and critics Roger Fry and Clive Bell. Today, Charleston is a thriving house museum run by The Charleston Trust. The Trust is internationally renowned for the way it uses the house, collection and intellectual legacy of Bloomsbury as the catalyst for creativity, discussion and debate.

Role activities include:

  • To assist with the day-to-day administration of the Friends and Omega Group schemes, including renewal of subscriptions and dealing with any enquiries.
  • To order all office supplies and equipment.
  • To be responsible for ensuring that the main office and store cupboard is kept tidy.
  • To assist in managing the cleaning of the office and visitor facilities, to be responsible for the refuse and recycling contracts.
  • To assist in the preparation and clear up of any spaces used for hire purposes.
  • To assist the Facilities & Membership Manager in the maintenance of Charleston’s CRM database.

Time comittment is a maximum of 8 hours per week which can be split over 2 days if required.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday 19 August 2015.

APPLICATIONS: Please apply via the University’s Active Student Volunteering Service at least 24 hours in advance of the above deadline.

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Kat Saunders • 03/08/2015


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