London, Greater London
Job description

Documentation Volunteer, Art Collection

RHS Lindley Library, London, SW1P 2PEGarden Volunteer (clearance tasks)


We have an ongoing programme documenting and researching the RHS Lindley Library’s Botanical Art Collection. With a commitment to catalogue and share our collections in an accessible way, we are looking for a volunteer to join us one day a week as a Documentation volunteer.

After training by our heritage collections team, the volunteer will assist the Art Curator with data editing, researching and identifying current Latin botanical plant names and researching artist’s biographical details.

Previous experience working with heritage collections and an interest in botanical art is an advantage. Interested candidates must be confident in an IT-based environment, using spreadsheets for recording text-based information and online search tools and. An interest in horticulture and gardening is not essential but would be helpful.

To apply please visit our website via the link and apply online.

Closing date Sunday 28 February 2020

Posted on: 14 February 2020
Closed date: 28 February 2020
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