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Current vacancies

Home Front Legacy Project Officer (part-time, one year contract initially, £26K FTE)

The Council for British Archaeology has a vacancy for a part-time Home Front Legacy Project Officer, funded by English Heritage for one year, to take responsibility within the CBA secretariat for coordinating our First World War UK community engagement project which runs until 2018.

The postholder will engage with volunteers to promote the research, recording and identification of First World War home front sites, structures and buildings, working with the CBA Network, national and local partners to develop and deliver a community training programme, online resources, and communications activity.

We are looking for previous experience of community engagement work in the UK, with a proven track record of developing and delivering training, together with experience of project working and a knowledge of recording First World War archaeology.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 8 February. Interviews will be held in York on 16 February.

Future vacancies

Any future opportunities will be advertised on our website and Britarch-News forum and on the British Archaeological Jobs and Resources website, CIfA Jobs Information Service and Training Bulletin and in Heritage Update.

Volunteering roles

Here at the CBA office in York, there are often opportunities to contribute your skills to help us with our day-to-day work, from listed building casework and the annual UK Festival of Archaeology, to campaigning, marketing and fundraising.

We also welcome CBA champions to help raise our profile at a local level and promote our membership and student membership programmes.

There are also opportunities to volunteer for the wider CBA Network by getting involved with your local CBA Group committee or joining your local county archaeological society or university archaeological society. Contact us for details.

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