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Shakespeare's Globe

Voluntary Work Placements provide practical experience to people starting their career in the Arts.

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Voluntary Work Placements provide experience and an insight into a career in the Arts.  The nature of work offered through these placements varies between departments.

Globe Education 

Library & Archive Voluntary Work Placement 

We are looking for a Voluntary Work Placement on a 2 day per week basis to start in February / March 2015.

An opportunity has arisen for work experience within a developing archives / library. Projects will cover a range of performance, historical, or administrative collections, giving the appointed candidates experience in processing library and archive material, and in assisting with the ongoing video digitisation project. Through reading-room supervision, Volunteer Work Placements will also gain valuable customer service and administraive experience.  

The appointee will work two days per week to be taken on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. She will need to be present during the library and archives regular hours, 10.00am to 5.00pm, with an hour for lunch. The appointee will work with a qualified archivist, a qualified librarian, and a qualified and experienced Retrospective Conversion Assistant. 

Application Process: 

Please send a completed application form to by 5.00pm on Sunday, 22nd February 2015. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3rd March 2015. For informal enquiries, prospective applicants are welcome to contact the Library via 

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