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Archaeological Assistant (ref VT/ARC 2019)


The Vindolanda Trust has an exciting fixed term archaeological job opportunity for 2019. The Trust is a Silver Award Investor in People organisation and invites interest from suitably qualified applicants.


Position: Archaeological Assistant (ref VT/ARC) Fixed term contract ( 6 months full time)


  • Contract: Fixed term contract.
  • Start Date: 25th March
  • End date: 27th September
  • Remuneration: £18,000 pro rata paid monthly by BACS
  • Paid Holiday Entitlement: 16 Days, 10 Days to be taken (12th -23rd August)
  • Benefits: Vindolanda Trust Auto Enrolment pension Scheme.  Branded waterproof clothing, Free parking, Free one year Friends of Vindolanda subscription. 10% discount in Vindolanda shops & Staff prices available in Cafe.


How to apply:


 To apply please send a covering letter and C.V, completed application form and at least two references, by email to quoting “Vindolanda Archaeological Assistant” in the subject heading.   

 Closing date for applications: 15th of February

 Interviews will take place at Vindolanda on the week starting the 24th of February 2019.

 Note: All applicants must be able to take up this position on the 25th of March 2019.


Full details of post - 2019 Archaeological assistant

Application form -  Application form 2019


 Roman Vindolanda and Roman Army Museum customer service staff.



We have a couple of roles within the Customer Service team for 2019.

Part time role ( 24 hours per week) at the Hedley Centre, working as breakfast chef and housekeeper 3 days per week ( Thurs to Sat). Full details -      2019 Hedley breakfast cook

West Gate assistant - Part time role working 3 days per week at the admissions building within Vindolanda - 2019 West Gate Vacancy


 Should you wish to apply for wither of these vacancies please complete and return an application form.

Closing date - Friday March 1st


Student Weekend / Holiday customer service assistants.

An opportunity to join our friendly and experienced team at both Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum

Variable hours throughout the season, with additional hours over the school holiday period.












Please contact if you require further information.                                                                    

Job Description / Application Form and Equal Opportunities Policy                                    


2018 Application form       

Equal Opportunities Policy

Volunteer Opportunities.

Currently no volunteering vacancies available.


Join the team and bring Roman Vindolanda to life

Are you passionate about Vindolanda, Hadrian’s Wall and the Romans?

Do you want to share your enthusiasm with others?

Would you like to get hands on experience with objects from Roman Vindolanda, some almost 2000 years old?

Join our volunteering team and become part of the Vindolanda experience.

 Vindolanda Heritage Volunteer Guides

The Vindolanda Trust is looking for volunteers to join its heritage guiding team. This programme, now running for its seventh season has been very successful for the guides and the visiting public.

The volunteers deliver two 45 minute guided tour around the Vindolanda site each day (mostly Saturdays and Sundays) we ask for a commitment of at least 8 days per season (April-September).

Vindolanda Object Handling Volunteers

During the school holidays, our Object Handling volunteers interact with the visitor explaining different type of finds such as pottery and animal bones and putting the real artefacts into the visitors’ hands. You will be working with a small team of experienced volunteers.

Full training and volunteer package available.

For more information please contact Barbara -




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