Elan Links: Volunteer Archivist

Event date: 
13 January 2021 to 1 August 2022
Event time: 
Rhayader Museum/Elan Links
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Are you interested in local history? and do you have reasonable computer skills?

We are looking for a volunteer to help with the exciting archive project at the Elan Links.

Job Summary: Catalogue archive material onto Modes database. Material to be catalogued includes historic documents, maps, photographs and artefacts from the Elan Valley area.

Person specification: Good computer skills and an interest in local history.

Time commitment:  5-10 hrs / 1-2 days per week.

Role availability: Weekdays

Expenses: Travelling expenses will be paid

Training in the use of the Modes database will be provided by the Archivist.

Job Description:

The Elan Links Archive Project aims to protect, record and celebrate Elan’s cultural heritage material which includes documents, memories, pictures and artefacts.  

The successful volunteer will assist the archivist to record information onto the archive database. The majority of work will take place at CARAD and the Elan Valley Estate Office, however some additional onsite work around Rhayader and Elan Valley may be necessary.

For more information and to apply, please contact Matt Rose  at matt.rose@elanvalley.org.uk