Book Bunk is a social impact firm that curates and engages with physical & digital libraries and archives as sites of cultural heritage and public memory. Through a partnership with Nairobi City County, our core activities include the renovation, preservation and protection of the McMillan Memorial Library in the CBD (Kenya’s second oldest public library) and it’s two branches in Kaloleni and Makadara in Eastlands. (www.bookbunk.org). We are recruiting volunteers and research interns to help us with this very ambitious and important project. Specifically, we are recruiting a team to assist with the process of counting labelling and logging the over 400,000 items (books, artefacts, artistic objects, furniture).
We are looking for part time team volunteers:
Volunteers: Individuals who have upto 20 hrs a week to dedicate to a wider range of tasks that are not specific to the inventory process such as photography, digital media, event management, community engagement, and other organisational needs. This position is best suited to candidates that would like to explore any and everything that we do!
No prior training in any of the fields or areas mentioned above is required All successful candidates will receive the training specific to their role. However a keen interest in the following areas is beneficial:
- Arts And Culture.
- Media Studies
- Social Studies
- Library Science.
- Future Cities