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National Historic Ships UK: 2 Opportunities

Traditional Sea Farer Training Opportunity
Fixed-Term Traineeships for 12 Months
October 2018 – 4th July 2018
Bursary Payment: £12,000 pa

We are looking for people who are passionate about a career working on historic boats to take part in this unique programme. This traineeship is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to develop the traditional skills for maintaining, conserving and operating historic boats. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and in partnership with eight host organisations, this programme is ideal for someone seeking a career as a professional seafarer. Over the year you will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of environments, including traditional boats, maritime museums, educational environments and spend a season aboard a historic boat at sea.

Museum Ship Keeping Training Opportunity
Fixed-Term Traineeships for 12 Months
October 2018 – 4th July 2018
Bursary Payment: £12,000 pa

We are looking for people who are passionate about a career working in maritime  heritage to take part in a unique programme. This traineeship is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to the traditional skills for maintaining, conserving and interpreting historic boats. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and in partnership with eight host organisations,  this programme isideal for someone seeking a career as a maritime curator, ship- keeper or conservator. During the year you will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of environments, including maritime museums, traditional operating boats and educational environments.

Further details….

International Summer Academy on Managing Historic Urban Landscapes – Open Call for early career participants

Europa Nostra and partners invite early career professionals (‘up to 40 years old’) across Europe to apply to the Open Call for participation in the International Summer Academy ‘Managing Historic Urban Landscapes’, which will take place from 5-12 August 2018, in Petrovaradin, Novi Sad, Serbia, with applications closing 15 May 2018.

They are looking for 25 professionals and postgraduates up to 40 years old whose work relates to cultural heritage protection, management and interpretation, cultural tourism, architecture, urban planning and urban regeneration, as well as related areas.

further details..

Trustees – National Trust

The valleys. The coastlines. Historic town centres and urban city streets. This is our home and, as one of our Trustees, you’ll help protect it for generations to come. We need outstanding Trustees who can help deliver the next phase of our history. We’re looking for people from a wide variety of backgrounds to join our Board. We are looking for real passion, experience of leading large organisations and the dynamic attitude needed to bring our efforts to life: if you have these qualities, you could be a National Trust Trustee, whatever your background.

For further information and details of how to apply, please see the candidate brief. All candidates will be required to complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form. This will not be disclosed to anyone assessing your application.

For a full candidate brief (including a video on page 3) and details of how to apply, please click on the ‘apply’ button below. All applicants will be required to complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. This will not be disclosed to anyone assessing your application.

The closing date for applications is 21st March.

Civita Institute 2018-2019 Northeast Chapter Fellowships

The Northeast Chapter of the Civita Institute offers one and two month fellowships for independent study in the Italian hill town of Civita di Bagnoregio. NE Chapter fellowships are open to architects and allied arts professionals, urban planners and landscape architects, visual and performing artists, environmental and agricultural stewards, archaeologists, historians and writers, who reside in ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ or PA.

Application Deadline: April 2, 2018

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.civitainstitute.org/1728/northeast-chapter.html

20th Sussex Heritage Trust Awards Launches Sponsored by Harvey’s Brewery

The 2018 Sussex Heritage Trust Awards were launched at the award-winning Depot in Lewes on Tuesday 13th February.

2018 is the 20th anniversary of the Awards scheme, designed to recognise and reward high quality conservation and restoration projects, good design of newly built projects and the use of traditional skills and crafts.

The winners of the 2018 Sussex Heritage Trust Awards will be presented by the President of the Trust, Lord Egremont, on Wednesday 4 July at 12.30pm.
To enter the 2018 Awards please go to www.sussexheritagetrust.org.uk or email: info@sussexheritagetrust.com.

The Marsh Christian Trust

The Marsh Christian Trust was established in 1981 and has two main areas of work; grant-making and the Marsh Awards.

The MCT is a grant-making body which also runs an Awards Scheme of some 75 Awards in partnership with organisations across the fields of Heritage, the Arts, Social Welfare and Environmental Conservation. The Awards recognise those who voluntarily or professionally go above and beyond to make a difference to a cause that they believe in. The IHBC sees itself as a key partner in this endeavour for the current (and possible future) awards.

Grants

The Trust provides grants to registered charities working in the fields of social welfare, literature arts and heritage, environmental and animal welfare, healthcare and medical research, education and training and a small number overseas.

For further information and to check whether your organisation is eligible, please go to “Grants”

Awards

The Trust runs a portfolio of Awards with a number of internationally and nationally recognised organisations such as Barnardos, the British Museum and the Zoological Society of London. The Awards seek to recognise unsung heroes who all aim to improve the world we live in. Recipients of Marsh Awards range from scientists working in conservation biology and ecology, to authors and sculptors from the arts world, and those who give their time unselfishly to work with the young, the elderly, people with mental health issues and for our heritage.

Further details: LINK

​I​nternship opportunity with The Heritage Alliance

An opportunity has arisen for a two week internship opportunity to review and update the soon to be re-launched Heritage Funding Directory for the Alliance. This is a great opportunity to review all the new sources of funding for the sector. This would particularly suit a graduate or Masters student looking for experience in working in the heritage sector. The project could be completed in one block of two weeks or over a 10 week period, working one day per week at our office in Westminster. We are preferably looking for someone to start as soon as possible or in January. For enquiries, please contact mark.webb@theheritagealliance.org.uk

Archaeology and Heritage Management

With access to the Greater Manchester Historic Environment Record database, with more than 17,000 entries, the Historic Landscape Characterisation database for the Manchester city region (with more an 40,000 centuries) and over 2000 specialist developer-funded archaeological reports the Centre has a rich resource for Post Graduate students researching archaeology in the planning process. Centre staff have more than 30 years of experience in archaeology in the planning process and have particular expertise in the archaeology of the Mesolithic, Roman, Post-Medieval and Industrial periods. We would welcome research proposals that explore the databases available, as well as the period material but in particular would welcome proposals on the following topics:

  • The practice of heritage management and archaeology
  • The value of planning archaeology to the public, academia and industry
  • Thematic or period studies of sites and material culture

for this and other research opportunities see the University of Salford website

Avenue House Estate Trust: Chair

The Trust is a registered charity that manages Avenue House and its Gardens, the former home of the ink magnate Henry Stephens, for the benefit of the people of Finchley. The House trades as an events venue, whilst the 10 acres of landscaped gardens are freely available for public use, providing a vital leisure facility for local residents. The Trust has a turnover of some £0.5 million per annum, and is in the final stages of delivering a £3million improvement to the gardens, funded mainly form the HLF and the Big Lottery. The Trust is looking to develop and deliver a major refurbishment of the House, whilst developing its activities therein to ensure its ongoing financial stability.

The present Chair’s term of office ends in late 2017, by when he wishes to retire. The Trust is therefore seeking a successor to take over at a mutually agreeable date.

For more information please visit www.stephenshouseandgardens.com. To discuss the role, and obtain a briefing pack, please contact Andy Savage on chairman@stephenshouseandgardens.com

Birmingham Conservation Trust: Trustees

Birmingham Conservation Trust is recruiting several new trustees to join its Board and lead the Trust into the next three to six years of its strategic programme.

Amongst the trustee roles, the Trust is seeking a treasurer, a chair of the management committee of the multiple-award winning Coffin Works museum, and trustees with fundraising experience. For those with the right qualities, this is an extraordinary opportunity to shape the direction of the trust and build the support and partnerships needed to secure sustainable and imaginative new futures for Birmingham’s endangered historic buildings.

For more information, and to receive a briefing pack, please contact Simon Buteux on
simon@birminghamconservationtrust.org or 0121 2334785 / 07973 498013.

Closing date for applications: 15 July 2016.

The Building Awards

The 2016 UK Construction Building Awards are now open for entries, with 21 categories including refurbishment project of the year, woman of the year, contractor of the year and consultant of the year (closing date for entries is 17 June). more….

 

The Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary

The Ecclesiastical Insurance bursary will provide up to £20,000 for a future MSc Sustainable Heritage student to cover fees and a stipend. If you would like more information please visit our website or contact the Course Director Kalliopi.fouseki@ucl.ac.uk . The closing date is Monday 25th July 2016, however students will need to have applied to the programme and have received an offer, so are advised to get in touch as soon as possible.

UCL Masters Scholarships

The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment, offers 20 scholarships for MSc, MRes, MA and MArch students, each worth £5,000, to be used as partial fee remittance for study.

The deadline for receipt of all scholarship applications is 16.00 (UK time) on Friday 20 May 2016. All applicants will be informed of the outcome by email in early August 2016.

All postgraduate students, including continuing students, can be considered for this scholarship, regardless of study mode or fee status. more…

Travel Grant: building heritage skills through travel

This grant award scheme is for young craftspeople with an interest in religious heritageconservation wanting to travelto increase their expertise and knowledge, ultimately benefitting heritage skills in the UK.

Up to two awards of between £500 and £1000 will be granted in June each year to young craftspeople showing the most innovative and enthusiastic approach to learning heritage skills, and those with the clearest idea of how the development of their knowledge and future career in heritage will benefit from the award. more….