A young person in Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow, as part of the Our Shared Cultural Heritage project ©

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The Our Shared Cultural Heritage project is recruiting for an exciting Project Support Assistant role at Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow. 

The role is open through the Kickstart Programme, for 16-24 year olds on Universal Credit. This role will be paid above minimum wage, at the National Living Wage of £9.90 per hour. If you are interested in the role then download the PDF below and contact your local job centre to apply. (Please note the PDF states the previous Living Wage of £9.50 per hour but this role will be paid £9.90 per hour).

This is an interesting opportunity to work in a creative museum space, learn transferrable skills such as project administration, event planning, social media and team working. The project focuses on young people, heritage and British/Scottish South Asian culture. If you're interested in gaining work experience in a supportive space then read on for more information!

Here are some more details about the job:


  • Our Shared Cultural Heritage Project Support Assistant 
  • 6 month contract
  • 25 hours per week
  • £9.90 per hour
  • Located at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow 
  • Eligible for 16-24 year olds on Universal Credit 

Job Summary:

The post will provide administrative and event planning support for Glasgow Museums' programmes related to the Our Shared Cultural Heritage project.

You will assist the curatorial team with planning public consultation and events, dealing with customer queries, assisting with evaluation admin, and collating content for social media posts. You will gain experience in events planning, administration including using Microsoft packages, online record keeping, among other key transferrable organisational and communication skills, whilst being part of a team focused on creating new ways for museums and young people to work together.

Our Shared Cultural Heritage is a British Council programme, partnering with Glasgow Museums, Manchester Museum and UK Youth. The project is exploring the shared cultures and histories of the UK and South Asia. OSCH is designed to amplify the voices of young people of South Asian descent aged 11 - 25 and their peers, with the aim of sharing new experiences to explore belonging and identity together.


Poster for a Kickstart Job Role at Glasgow Museums. Are you aged 16 - 24 and interested in Museums and South Asian heritage? Get in touch with your local Job Centre to apply for the OSCH Project Support Assistant role, paid £9.90 per hour for 6 months
Kickstart Role Opportunity at Glasgow Museums  ©

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