Assistant Accountant

The Finance Team
The Finance team is focused on supporting the Museum with efficient processes, financial governance and accurate information. The team is made up of three members of staff: Bookkeeper, Assistant Accountant and Finance Director. We deal with multiple streams of activity and while we are busy, it is a pleasant and friendly environment to work in.

Main purpose of the role:
• Support the Finance Director by performing key accounting and financial tasks to an
excellent standard.
• Provide accurate information to support the management of the museum
• Be a key member of the museum staff, demonstrating the museums core values.

Click here to download the Assistant Accountant job pack

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The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 17 May 2021.

Learning and Engagement Officer

The Public Engagement Team
With audiences at its heart, the Public Engagement Team builds relationships with individuals, communities, and institutions to invite perspectives, curiosity, and support. Through excellent care and understanding of our own collection and the wealth of stories at our disposal we aim to create experiences that are meaningful and fun, both on-site and online. We want to work towards the Museum being a platform for ideas. We want it to be a place where there are multiple viewpoints, as many questions as answers and we want to an ongoing relationship with our communities, audiences, and supporters. We work across care, understanding and curation of the collection, formal and informal learning, fundraising, marketing and communications.

Main purpose of the role:
• Facilitate the involvement of others to provide engaging experiences and the sharing of ideas.
• Develop and deliver formal and informal learning experiences in and around the museum, and online.
• Support the development of public engagement programmes and take responsibility for specific development and delivery areas.

Click here to download the Job pack Learning and Engagement Officer RRM 2021.

Click here to download the RRM Equal opportunities monitoring form.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 17 May 2021.

Volunteering at the River & Rowing Museum

Volunteers enrich the work of the River & Rowing Museum by contributing their skills and time to our diverse programme of exhibitions, events, and a nationally important permanent collection.

Volunteering with us provides an engaging and enriching experience with opportunities to build transferable skills and gain valuable experience within the culture and heritage sector whilst supported by a friendly team.

There are a number of exciting volunteering opportunities available at the Museum: 

Visitor Welcome Volunteer

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support an experienced Front of House team in providing a warm and friendly welcome to our visitors, enabling them to feel safe and confident whilst having a fantastic museum experience.

Click here to download the RRM Visitor Welcome Volunteer Role Description 2020

Grounds Maintenance Volunteer

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us maintain the Museum grounds to ensure they are accessible, enjoyable areas for our visitors and encourage nature to thrive. Can you help us?

Click here to download the Grounds Maintenance Volunteer Role Description

Museum Maintenance Volunteer

Do you have an eye for detail and enjoy a challenge? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support us with light building maintenance and technical support for our exhibits. Can you help us?

Click here to download the Museum Maintenance Volunteer Role Description – River & Rowing Museum

Maintenance, Curatorial and Education: if you are interested in volunteering with our maintenance, curatorial or education departments, please get in touch so we can keep you updated as opportunities arise. How to get involved:

We don’t require previous experience of working within museums and welcome people of all abilities.

Volunteers are eligible for:
• Free admission to the Museum
• 10% discount on admission for up to two friends or family
• 10% discount on children’s workshops and adult lectures
• 10% discount in the Museum shop and café
• Biannual social events
• Invitation to Private Views
• Quarterly Volunteer Newsletter

How to get involved:
Please complete the Volunteer Enquiry Form and email it to Juliet Harris, Volunteer Coordinator at or send it to Volunteering, The River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon, RG9 1BF.

If you have any questions regarding volunteering with use please email or call 01491 415 600.

Click here to download the Volunteer Enquiry Form.