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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.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to reply to unsolicited CVs and applications for positions not advertised on these pages.

Globe Education

Library & Archive Voluntary Work Placement

An opportunity has arisen for work experience within a developinfg archives and 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 digitisation project. Through reading-room supervision, Volunteer Work Placements will also gain valuable customer service and administrative experience.  

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

Please send a completed application form to by 5.00pm on Friday, 29th August 2014. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 9th September 2014. For informal enquiries, prospective candidates are welcome to contact the Library via   

VWP Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

VWP Profile