Marsh Award for Museum of London Volunteers - Young Volunteer of the Year

This Award is run in partnership with the Museum of London and recognises the contributions made to the Museum by an exceptional young volunteer.

Many young people volunteer with the Museum of London, contributing their time, skills and interests to helping the Museum share with the public Londonís great history. This Award supports these efforts.

The Museum of London cares for more than two million objects in its collections and attracts over 400,000 visitors per year. It holds the largest archaeological archive in Europe.

Pictured above: Volunteer, Sigrid, checking a drawn plan by a course participant

The 2013 winner is Jennie Saunders


Jennie is a School Volunteer for the Museum of London. Since joining, she has become one of their most valuable volunteers in supporting the learning department and the front of house team. She has volunteered in areas across the department, from schools to ESOL groups, always demonstrating a friendly manner and positive attitude.

In addition to her role as a School Volunteer, Jennie has worked extensively with families and adults in onsite learning sessions and outreach groups in schools. She has also volunteered with the Museumís Special Education Needs teaching programme and has helped out in projects such as the Childrenís Takeover Day at the Museum of London Docklands, where she really excelled and demonstrated an ability to teach and guide sessions.

Jennie has shown real dedication to her role of working with vulnerable groups, such as ESOL learners and students with a wide range of physical and learning needs. Consistency and seeing a familiar face is very valuable to them and so the time and effort which she has put into her work has been greatly appreciated not only by the Museum but also by the students she supports.

Pictured above: Winner, Jennie Saunders with Clive Bannister, Chairman of the Museum of London, Brian Marsh, Chairman of the MCT and Sharon Ament, Director of the Museum of London



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