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Collections & Story Resources

Become A Youth Collections Ambassador

We’re looking for young people aged 11-16 to join our Youth Collections Ambassadors and help us to develop our story and object collections.

The Story Museum’s Youth Collections Ambassadors are a group of young people aged 11-16 who work with the museum’s Collections team to help to develop the 1001 Stories collection and the Object collection.

We are looking for young people who:

  • are aged 11-16
  • love stories and want to share them and talk about them
  • want to learn new skills and meet new people
  • are interested in finding out and being part of what goes on behind the scenes in a museum

The role

As a Youth Collection Ambassador you will have the opportunity to:

  • help to shape The Story Museum’s 1001 Stories collection
  • send reviews, recommendations and suggestions of stories to be included in the 1001. (Reviews will be published in regular newsletters and will form part of the information held by the museum on the stories.)
  • be part of the collections development process and feed into decisions about objects to acquire
  • help to develop collections information available in the galleries – writing captions, interpretation boards and information booklets

What you will get

  • 6 newsletters per year
  • a membership pack sent on joining (including membership card, bookmark, lanyard and name badge)
  • invitations to termly meetings at The Story Museum (up to 6 per year)
  • free books to review
  • the opportunity to develop transferable skills you can use in the future
  • experience of working in a museum

If you would like to join the Youth Collections Ambassadors please contact our Collections Manager, Cath Hogan at

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