Workforce development

Find case studies about developing a workforce within an archive.

Glamorgan Archives

The project is funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund's 'Skills for the Future' programme, and provides 16 year-long traineeships in the heritage sector.

Lancashire Archives

Achieving a sustainable volunteer programme Summary Lancashire Archives has welcomed volunteers as part of an ongoing programme of volunteer projects for over 25 years.

London Metropolitan Archives

London Metropolitan Archives developed year-long internships that provided participants with a year's paid work and an opening into archives.

Sheffield Archives and Local Studies

Apprenticeships were a way of developing work experience to provide a year-long structured programme.

Shropshire Archives

Volunteering for Shropshire's Heritage is a three year long Heritage Lottery-funded project working across archives and museums.

Tower Hamlets

A twelve month traineeship was established in 2011 to enable Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives to develop new collections and engage with local community audiences.