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Closing Date: 30 April 2018
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Canal & River Trust and the Pocklington Canal Amenity Society are looking for volunteers to help run an Oral History Project as part of our 2018 bicentenary celebrations.
We need volunteers to carry out the interviews with local people, recording their memories of the canal. You'll attend a training session with Canal & River Trust Archivist John Benson where we will all decide the theme for recordings, and you will carry out interviews, as part of drop in sessions and in pre-arranged dates (through the Project Officer). You'll get the full support of the Project Officer who will help with interviewing and recording.
These memories will form part of the bicentenary exhibit taking place in the Pocklington Arts Centre in June - August 2018.
You will be uncovering new information about the Pocklington Canal
You'll get training in oral history methodology
You will have the support of the Project Officer, as well as the opportunity to work with a small team of other volunteers
You will be contributing to an exhibition of the canal’s history which will be on display in 2018
You will receive full reimbursement for travel expenses (for example if you visit an archive for new material)
We are looking for people who:
Love the Pocklington Canal
Love talking to people!
You don't need any prior experience for this role
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