Methodist heritage seeks volunteers

Methodist heritage seeks volunteers

The Methodist Church is seeking three volunteers with proven expertise to help support the care and promotion of Methodist archives and heritage. Would you, or do you know of others you would like to encourage to, consider these opportunities to serve the Methodist Church? Please feel free to share this email widely. If you have contacts outside the Methodist Church membership, but with relevant skills and commitment to our ethos, we would be happy to hear from them.

Task lists for each role, background information to the roles and a simple ‘expression of interest’ application form can be obtained by emailing the Connexional recruitment team or on the Methodist Church website.


Methodist Archivists’ Network Co-ordinator

Our volunteer Liaison Officer for Methodist Archives needs help to:

• respond to public enquiries about accessing our records

• advise our church archivists on how to preserve our records, working with local record office professionals

• organise and run an annual Methodist archivists’ training day.

You will join the Archives & Records Advisory Group of the Heritage Committee (two meetings per year).


Two members of the Methodist Heritage Committee (1 vacancy from October 2015, 1 from March 2016)

The Methodist Heritage Committee is committed to the vision of preserving Methodist heritage and using it as a tool for mission. The Heritage Committee, which meets twice a year, seeks two new members to support and contribute to its work as it moves forward with a strategy which advances the interests of Methodist Heritage throughout the Connexion. Skills and proven ability in supporting heritage development, heritage tourism, fundraising, marketing and/or working in a heritage environment are particularly desirable.

Closing date for expressions of interest in both roles: 9.00am Monday 24 August

Interview date for committee member role: Friday 4 September

Interview date for archivist role: Tuesday 8 September


Further details and Expression of Interest form from: