Volunteering with BRLSI

Who are we?

The Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution is a charity promoting advancement in the arts and sciences. With the commitment, energy and skills of our wonderful volunteers, The Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution has become a centre of cultural activity open to all.
Reasons you might want to volunteer with us:

  • Are you looking for opportunities to extend your work experience or build your CV?
  • Do you enjoy learning something new every day?
  • Would you like to meet interesting new friends?
  • Have you retired recently, and found you would still like to put your skills and intelligence into something that counts?
  • Are you looking for a student placement in the Heritage Sector?

If you have a passion for the Arts and Sciences, then volunteering at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution might well be for you. What we look for in our volunteers above all else is commitment and warmth. Whether you have a couple of hours a month or can make a regular weekly commitment, we would love to hear from you.

In return, The Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution promises to extend full training to all our volunteers and support them as they grow  within their new roles. We offer a working environment which is both rich and stimulating, additionally we offer our volunteers an exciting calendar of social events.
What kind of help are we looking for?

If you can help us with any of the following areas, we would love to hear from you!

  • Front of House/ Administration roles
  • Committees
  • Publicity
  • Finance
  • Digital and Media

Student Placements

BRLSI offers short-term bespoke volunteer placements for university students and has established relationships with both Bath Spa University and Bath University. To undertake a placement with us we ask that you, in tandem with your university tutor or head of department send an initial email inquiry to [email protected]  

BRLSI endeavours to work with students in tandem with their course requirements , encourages students to keep a journal of their placement and is happy to help  students develop their CV, where possible.
Current BRLSI Volunteer Roles  (Please click the links below to learn more and start your application)

To find out more about our volunteer programme click here to view our volunteer pages website!

If any of our opportunities appeal to you, then please visit our contact page to find out how to get in touch and discuss further!

Email us at [email protected]

Call us on the reception desk (01225) 312084

Or drop in to reception at BRLSI, 16 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN, if you would like to talk about the different kind of volunteering roles we have to offer.

Gerie Herbert
BRLSI volunteer co-ordinator