Volunteers

Do you want to get involved with the Birthplace Project at the David Livingstone Centre?

Are you enthusiastic about history, museums, social media and/or gardening and the outdoors?

Can you dedicate 2-3 hours per week of your time?

We are looking for dedicated volunteers to help us with many aspects of the David Livingstone Centre. If you would like to find out more please look at the role descriptions below and contact us either via e-mail or social media.

To apply and for further information please contact: volunteer@dltrust.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Cataloguing and Collections Volunteers
The David Livingstone Birthplace exists to create a home for sharing the bold, frank and open accounts of the pioneering life of Dr David Livingstone and his associates, encouraging all voices to be heard, celebrating determination and diversity, and inspiring a world of change.
Community Ambassador Volunteers
We are looking for promotional volunteers to help project staff raise the profile of the project by going into the community and speaking about the project to community groups and members of the community.
Community Gardener
Are you passionate about working with young people and horticulture? We’ve partnered with Skills Exchange Scotland on the ‘Let’s Grow’ project, and they’re looking for a Community Gardener, based at the David Livingstone Birthplace.
Gardening Volunteers
The gardening volunteers are a small friendly team of volunteers who work all year round to maintain the extensive gardens around the David Livingstone Centre. They play an important role in making the grounds accessible, attractive and enjoyable for the wide range of people that visit the grounds.
Learning Volunteers
We are looking for volunteers to promote the rich learning that the David Livingstone Story provides.
Marketing and Social Media Assistant Volunteer
Ahead of the re-opening of the site we are looking for volunteers to help us with our marketing and social media activities. This will include helping to research our audiences, helping to plan our marketing activity in the lead up to the launch and supporting the team to identify required activities.
Retail Volunteers
We will have a brand-new Museum exhibition, as well as a new and contemporary café and shop. Thus we are looking for volunteers to work in our shop in the role of Retail Volunteer.
Upskilling and Celebrating Volunteers Project Volunteers
The Upskilling and Celebrating Volunteers project is funded by Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) and delivered in partnership with museums across Scotland.
Visitor Support Volunteers
The role of the Front of House volunteer is to engage with visitors to ensure they have an informative, enjoyable experience. This is a vital role as they are the face of the David Livingstone Birthplace.

To apply and for further information please contact: volunteer@dltrust.uk.