Gordon Highlanders Museum

Charity registered in Scotland SC022039

At the Gordon Highlanders Museum we are committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world famous Gordon Highlanders for future generations.

Based in the heart of north east Scotland, in the beautiful former home of prominent Scottish artist, Sir George Reid, the museum is constantly evolving. We aim to provide a wide range of unique experiences for all our visitors.
We are thrilled to be a recipient of the Queens Award for Voluntary Service-the equivalent of an MBE for volunteering in recognition of our support and commitment to volunteers and the difference volunteers make.


Current opportunities

Are you interested in DIY? Would you like to volunteer at an award winning museum? The Maintenance & DIY Volunteer role may suit you. The Gordon Highlanders Museum is committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world famous Gordon Highlanders Regiment for future generations. A Gordon Highlanders Museum Guide brings to life the extraordinary 200 year story of ‘The Finest Regiment in the World’. (Sir Winston Churchill 1900). Maintenance & DIY Volunteers assist with tasks such as: *Using small hand tools; screwdrivers, hammers *Using maintenance equipment including battery driven equipment; pressure washer, ladder *Painting & Decorating *General DIY *Installing new fixtures and fittings *Small joinery jobs The tasks vary and volunteers will know what the task that needs to be done before they come along. Excellent support and training is provided to all volunteers. Including Core Induction: introduction to the history of the Regiment and the Museum; staff/trustee structure; ‘the small but important stuff’ and a short familiarisation tour of the Museum and Specific Role Induction: h&s, description of the task. A warm welcome awaits anyone interested in volunteering with us. There is a named staff contact for all Volunteers as well as the other volunteers who are happy to help you settle in. For more information please contact Bryan Snelling at email bryan.snelling@gordonhighlanders.com or call 01224 311200. Details also available on our website at http://www.gordonhighlanders.com/Volunteering

Do you like to be kept busy? A Tea Room Volunteer Role may be for you. The Gordon Highlanders Museum is committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world famous Gordon Highlanders Regiment for future generations. A Gordon Highlanders Museum Guide brings to life the extraordinary 200 year story of ‘The Finest Regiment in the World’. (Sir Winston Churchill 1900). A Tea Room Volunteer creates a warm welcome to visitors and regular customers. This can be a busy and varied role as you will make hot drinks, take orders, meet and greet, use the coffee machine, operate the till, use the dishwasher and prepare orders. A fantastic opportunity to help at an award winning Museum. All help is greatly appreciated. For more information please contact Bryan Snelling at email bryan.snelling@gordonhighlanders.com or call 01224 311200. Details also available on our website at http://www.gordonhighlanders.com/Volunteering

Do you have a welcoming manner? Like varied tasks? The Shop Reception Volunteer role may suit you. The Gordon Highlanders Museum is committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world famous Gordon Highlanders Regiment for future generations. A Gordon Highlanders Museum Guide brings to life the extraordinary 200 year story of ‘The Finest Regiment in the World’. (Sir Winston Churchill 1900). A Shop/reception Volunteer is the first point of contact for Visitors to the Museum whether they are interested in going round the exhibitions, meeting with a volunteer or member of staff or visiting the tea room. Stocking the shop shelves, dealing with enquiries, operating the till, cash handling and credit card sales are all part of this busy role. A fantastic opportunity to help at an award winning Museum. All help is greatly appreciated. For more information please contact Bryan Snelling at email bryan.snelling@gordonhighlanders.com or call 01224 311200. Details also available on our website at http://www.gordonhighlanders.com/Volunteering

More than just a Museum, the Gordon Highlanders Museum offers first-rate conference facilities. Do you have the skills or willing the learn to help at conferences? The Gordon Highlanders Museum is committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world famous Gordon Highlanders Regiment for future generations. A Gordon Highlanders Museum Guide brings to life the extraordinary 200 year story of ‘The Finest Regiment in the World’. (Sir Winston Churchill 1900). A Hospitality Volunteer makes and serves tea and coffee at breaks, helps with food and drink preparation, serving at lunch time and clearing and cleaning of crockery and cutlery. A fantastic opportunity to help at an award winning Museum. All help is greatly appreciated. For more information please contact Bryan Snelling at email bryan.snelling@gordonhighlanders.com or call 01224 311200. Details also available on our website at http://www.gordonhighlanders.com/Volunteering