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Job vacancy – posted 26.10.2018

Front of house manager:

To help ensure that the Front of House operation and volunteer management of the Museum runs smoothly.

Closing date for applications 16th Nov 2018

Interview date 23rd Nov 2018.

Please email with covering email, C.V. and current reference.

Key tasks

*Volunteer management – rotas, volunteer training and support and communication

Duty management – locking, unlocking, alarm procedures, security

*Answering and dealing with emails

* management of small museum shop in conjunction with trustees

*Organising and publicising children’s events in school holidays

*Cover the museum reception desk when required, including using the till and cashing up

*Maintain existing computer and manual filing systems


NB some manual handling/lifting is occasionally required in the course of this post

Find the full job specification here: Oct 18 job description final version 26 Oct

Museum Supporters

Ilfracombe Museum is a community museum and one way to support its aims is for you to become a member which will financially assist the work of the museum. Membership runs from January – December and the fee of £7.50 is not discountable.

Membership entitles you to:

  • Free entry at all times.
  • Free access to the archives
  • Free e-newsletter
  • An open invitation to the AGM


As we are a registered charity, volunteers play a vital role, both front of house and behind the scenes. Numerous people currently give their time to keep the museum running. We love our volunteers!

You can meet new people and get a chance to develop new skills through volunteering with us. We pride ourselves on being a really friendly museum ‘family’.


Volunteering vacancy -treasurer required.

Please contact Sara on to find out more.


Other volunteering opportunities.

 We are looking for volunteers who can
  • Work on our  reception desk on occasional Saturday half days, on a rota basis.
  • Help with family activity craft sessions

We support all of our volunteers and offer training and guidance that is appropriate to every role. For more information about volunteering, please contact us on 01271 863541 or email