Term:                          7 month fixed term position

Salary:                        Educational Stipend of: £18,564 pa pro rata

Working Hours:        Five days a week Monday to Sunday, 09.00 to 17.00.  The post holder will be available for occasional weekend, bank holiday and evening working to suit the seven day operation of our site.  

Place of Work:           Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich


The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual who will support our work with volunteers as we diversify our team. The successful candidate will gain team work and project management skills, gaining practical hands on experience of managing a volunteer programme.  

The Old Royal Naval College is located within the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site and currently has over 150 volunteers supporting our work.  We are currently coming to the completion of a 2 year transformational project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, focusing on the conservation of the Painted Hall. This has been one of the most ambitious conservation projects of a painted historic interior ever undertaken. The Old Royal Naval College now wants to concentrate on developing new roles for this amazing team of people as we work towards the reopening of the Painted Hall in January 2019. The Volunteer Development Intern will work with our Volunteer Manager and wider public engagement team to develop new volunteer opportunities as well as updating volunteering pages of our web site and developing a social media strategy around volunteering.    

The Volunteer Development Intern is based in the Public Engagement Department which also includes the Learning, Community, Interpretation and Visitor Experience teams.    

Download the job description and person specification here. For an informal conversation about the role, please email Anne Burton to arrange a time: [email protected]

 This position is part funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. 

 Application Instructions: 

  • To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]
  • The closing date is 9am on Wednesday 27th June
  • Your covering letter should be no more than two sides in length and should clearly demonstrate how you feel you meet the requirements of the role as set out in the person specification.
  • Please note that if you have not heard from us by Friday 10th July you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.
  • Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4th July and will include an interview and chance to meet the team here.