Volunteer Placements

Dianne Nolan working with paper objects from the State Archives.

Dianne Nolan from the Kempsey Museum undertook a 2016 Volunteer Placement at the State Archives and Records of NSW.


Volunteer Placement Program

Volunteer Placements provide volunteers from NSW volunteer managed museums and keeping places with the opportunity to spend two weeks with staff and resources of larger or more specialised cultural organisations.

In 2017, up to $1,000 per placement is available and individuals can be hosted at the following organisations:

  • Albury LibraryMuseum
  • Hurstville Museum & Gallery
  • State Archives and Records of NSW
  • State Library of NSW
  • Volunteer Placement applicants also have the option to choose their own organisation.


M&G NSW staff can provide advice on possible placements and make contact with organisations on their behalf.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 31 March 2017 



Applications must be made via the SmartyGrants online application form;

Please contact M&G NSW if you experience technical difficulties or need assistance using the SmartyGrants online application form.


For more information please contact Jane Gillespie, Program & Events Coordinator on 02 9339 9914 or pdc@mgnsw.org.au






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This is an Arts NSW devolved funding program, administered by Museums & Galleries of NSW on behalf of the NSW Government. 

The Museums & Galleries of NSW supports and promotes volunteer, artist run and professionally staffed public museums and galleries, and Aboriginal cultural centres, throughout NSW.

Museums & Galleries of NSW is supported by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.

Museums & Galleries of NSW is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

Museums & Galleries of NSW
(M&G NSW) provides programs and services improving the visitor experience in small to medium museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres across NSW.

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