Heritage Database Entry for Tweedsmuir Eco Museum

  • VO86688


Description

Taking a wide range of information relating to Tweedsmuir, that is in various forms (files, photographs, video) and inputting it into a custom-made Database. This database stores all the material for Tweedsmuir Eco Museum. This role will allow the opportunity to gain new skills and gain confidence in using technology.

Role Description :
Tweedsmuir Community Company has developed a database to store all the heritage from our community from ancient times to present day.
This database allows files, photographs, video and music files to be stored and saved for the future. The materials within the database will be accessible to everyone, through the Eco museum that will be located on the website.
We require volunteers to load material that we have collected onto the database and apply the relevant categories to the contents.

Skills/Experience Required:
Candidates will require a reasonable internet connection, access to a laptop or desktop computer, and have email and internet browser (Chrome is preferred)
Candidates will need to be computer literate, and have good reading and writing skills. They would need to be conscientious and have experience of using word processing packages.
Full training will be given on how to use the database, and support will be available.

Organisation aims and objectives

TCC is a local charity that has been set up to support the local residents to enhance their community. The Community have bought the Crook Inn, a historic pub, first licenced in the 1700s, and are currently renovating the buildings to create a community hub. This will provide recreation, leisure, social space, gardening, meeting rooms, destination for visitors and recreation opportunities. We are also creating an eco museum and website linked to the rich heritage of our community, that will allow everyone to explore the museum, and visit local landmarks and interest sites to enhance their understanding of Tweedsmuir. The Eco museum will be a store of the heritage of Tweedsmuir, from the ancient past to the modern day, and protect these stories, photographs, drawings and videos for the future.

Restrictions

Travel details: Home based
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Relevant expenses would be compensated, with prior approval
Training details: An initial induction with the Community Development Officer, followed up with training videos, on how the database works. Ongoing support

Last updated 16 days ago

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