Trustee vacancy – Old House Museum

The Bakewell & District Historical Society Board who run Old House Museum in Bakewell, Derbyshire, would like to develop and strengthen its range of skills and you may be able to contribute in one or more of the following areas:

  • General and Business Management
  • Administration
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Buildings and Property
  • Collections
  • Fundraising
  • Legal Compliance.

Trustees from a range of backgrounds bring different skills and experiences and we would like to meet enthusiastic people with a passion for our work who want to help deliver our vision and plan our future sustainability. We encourage applications from younger people with an interest in heritage who want to develop skills and understanding of the sector as trustees; we will provide mentoring and support if required. The positions are not remunerated but can be invaluable CV building opportunities. Our expectation is that trustees will serve a three year term and may be re-appointed. 

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Trustees meet six times per year on Thursday evenings at the Old House or other locations e.g. Trustees homes.  The museums is accessible to wheelchairs via a portable ramp.

Daytime or evening meetings: Both.

Closing date for applications: Friday 30 April.

Contact details for applicants to find out more: