Treasurer, Braintree District Museum Trust

Can you help develop the heritage of Braintree District through the work of Braintree Museum and the Warner Textile Archive? Are you interested supporting local heritage and an internationally important textile archive to local and online communities? If so Braintree District Museum Trust are seeking a Treasurer for their charitable company to provide:

  • Strategic financial advice for revenue and capital planning.
  • Oversee financial matters in accordance with the Trust’s Memorandum and Articles of Association.
  • Ensure that effective internal audit, financial controls and procedures exist.
  • Support to the Museums Manager and part-time Finance Officer.
  • A monthly report to the Board on the financial health of the Trust.

Meetings are currently held remotely by ZOOM on the last Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm.

Monthly portfolio meetings with the Museums Manager are by mutual arrangement.

For further information please click on Braintree District Museum Trust’s Treasurer Role October 2020.

Please send all applications by clicking on Trustee Application Form to by Wednesday 25th November 2020.

We look forward to hearing from you,

Sheila Charrington, Chairman


Freelance Education Opportunities

We are always interested to hear from people with an interest in joining our freelance education team. For an informal discussion about opportunities with our education department please call 01376 325266 or email

Volunteering Opportunities

We always welcome new volunteers at Braintree District Museum.

Volunteers offer a valuable contribution to the work and activities of Braintree District Museum. The volunteer team enable and support the Museum Shop and events, help with Museum maintenance and upkeep of the building along with some collection work.

The Museum is currently looking for:

  • Education Volunteer

This role is to support the Education Officer with planning and assisting craft events, school visits and projects.

This role would be based at the Museum between Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. We are looking for someone who can dedicate at least one full day a week (2 half days).

All our volunteers that work with children are subject to DBS checks.

  • General Help Volunteer

This role will include general bits and bobs around the museum including helping with setting up and down of the events, room hire and educational sessions. We would be looking for someone who can commit to 2 days a week (Tuesday and Thursday) for either a full day or half a day.

Skills we look for in all our volunteers:

  • Reliable, committed, with an interest in museums and culture
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Friendly, outgoing and a good sense of humour


For further information or to express an interest please contact

Work Experience & Internships

The Museum periodically offers internships (unpaid) within the Collections Department.

The Museum is currently not offering work experience.

For more information about any of the above please contact the Museum on 01376 328868 or at