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The Horniman connects us all with global cultures and the natural environment, encouraging us to shape a positive future for the world we all share.
We can only help achieve this through our amazing members of staff who work at our Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill, and our Study Collections Centre.
Find out more about working at the Horniman as well as our current vacancies.
Chair, Board of Trustees
The Horniman and DCMS are looking to appoint a new Chair of the Board of Trustees. The Chair will help the Horniman connect us all with global cultures and the natural environment, encouraging us to shape a positive future for the world we all share.
The Horniman has a clear vision for the future as we recover from the global pandemic. Candidates will bring leadership experience gained in an organisation of similar size or status, a strong understanding of corporate governance, the ability to act as an advocate and an ambassador for the Horniman with a diverse range of stakeholders and strong communication and team working skills.
The Board of Trustees meets for quarterly meetings taking place in March, July, October and December. Depending on the planning cycle, the October Board meeting may also be a strategic planning meeting (away day). The role is not remunerated, and Trustees receive only minimal travel and subsistence expenses for attending meetings.
Cleaning support x 3
- £20,188 pro-rata per annum
- Contract and hours: various, please see job description
We are looking for experienced cleaners who will take pride in helping us deliver a high standard of service for our visitors.
Working within the Estates department you will be responsible for ensuring we provide the best experience possible in a welcoming, safe, secure, clean and comfortable environment.
Applications will be received on a rolling basis and interviews will be held on 7 June 2022.
- £25,594 per annum
- Contract and hours: 35 hours Tuesday-Saturday
We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator who will be instrumental in supervising around 100 Engage and Family Activity volunteers and managing the administration of volunteer recruitment for other departments across the Museum and Gardens.
Your role will focus on creating access to cultural volunteering opportunities, as well as enhancing volunteer wellbeing.
You will be a motivated and flexible administrator and have skills in both content development and delivery.
The closing date for completed applications is 10am on Monday 30 May 2022.