The Robert Burns Ellisland Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC012474

Current opportunities

The Robert Burns Ellisland Trust (SCIO: 049973) is looking for a Treasurer to join its board of trustees. Whilst this is a voluntary position, it offers an exciting opportunity to help conserve and develop one of the most important sites in the life of Robert Burns. The Treasurer will strengthen the capacity of the current board, whose members include leading academics, artists and museum professionals in developing Ellisland, recently judged the most authentic Burns site in Scotland. Duties including working with the chair and business development manager on financial reporting, planning and policies using the xero system. If you have a passion for Robert Burns, Scottish culture and Dumfries and Galloway, you will particularly enjoy this role.

Event volunteers will support the Trust with the hosting of events including speaking to customers, serving refreshments and general event support.

The Trust are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with general maintenance and gardening tasks around the museum site.

The trust are looking for a volunteer to develop educational materials which can be used with schools and youth groups. Education volunteers will also help deliver educations visits to the farm.