Community archive volunteer

You will be helping to maintain and update the ‘our memories’ network of websites.


What will I be doing?

You will be able to work on all or some of the roles below;


  • Edit and upload submitted articles to your chosen website using the editor guidelines


  • Maintain the look and feel of the site by creating and amending adverts

Extra editing tasks

  • Use PageMaker (Or other imaging software) to manipulate images to create banners and thumbnails
  • Record and edit audio clips and upload these to the website

Contributing content

  • Research and share your photos and memories of Hertfordshire
  • Participate in special projects
  • Embed audio clips and videos from other sites such as YouTube and pathe news.

What skills or experience do I need?

  • An interest in IT and web design
  • An interest in your local communities history
  • Good communication skills

How much time do I need to give?

  • Time spent volunteering is up-to-you, some people volunteer for a few hours a week, others for a full day
  • There will be regular site meetings to discuss this.

Where will I be located?

At Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies.

How do I find out more?

Apply now or contact us:

Phone: 0300 123 4049