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Are members of the JQ Heritage Squad and also work with other local cultural organisations and charities across the Jewellery Quarter on a flexible and ad hoc basis. All roles are designed to be customisable based on your interests and the time you have available including remote volunteering, weekend and evening only options. Pooling our resources also allows us to provide more training and social opportunities for the team.

Want to join the JQ Heritage Squad?

Email: heritage.squad@jqdt.org
Call: 0121 233 2814

As a member of the JQ Heritage Squad, in exchange for a little of your time you can:

  • Boost your CV, gain access to training and new experiences at different heritage attractions
  • Have fun, learn new things, meet people and enjoy social opportunities
  • Share your skills and support the work of local charities to help them achieve more
  • Be part of a team and wider network of volunteers; contributing to the cultural life of the area

Covid-19: Most in person volunteering has been suspended during 2020 due to the pandemic, but we have been offering online and remote volunteering options and training courses, plus in person options for small outdoor groups or individuals/households where possible. Get in touch to find out what options we have coming up in line with current restrictions.

Meet our volunteers

Meet the Venues

This video introduces the Cemeteries Project and other JQ Heritage Squad partner organisations; JQ Townscape Heritage Project, St Pauls Church and The Hive. Meet the volunteer coordinators and learn more about the roles volunteers help with at each venue.

Volunteer Role Descriptions

Group volunteering in the Jewellery Quarter

We can also offer volunteering opportunities for organised groups such as Corporate Volunteering days.

Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project

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We are loving the summer weather and all the opportunities it brings for outdoor events, including theatre and music.
On 28th August we're having an 'Acoustic Afternoon' in the catacombs at Warstone Lane Cemetery and are looking for musicians! Interested?
https://cemeteries.jewelleryquarter.net/event/acoustic-afternoon-call-for-musicians/
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We have welcomed Oscar Wilde and @dontgointothecellar to the catacombs in Warstone Lane on this fine summer evening.
Want to join us for a unique theatre experience? Tickets now on sale for Strictly Sherlock on Saturday 21st August:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/158713814291
@jq_bid @jewelleryquarter
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Just what we’ve been waiting for @madebycooper

Our Key Hill badges have arrived and they are spot on 🤩

You can get yours by donating to our @crowdfunderuk to support the @friendskeyhillwarstonelanecem in raising essential funds for restoring gravestones.

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#crowdfunder #jewelleryquarter #jewelleryquarterbirmingham #birminghamheritage
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We love wildlife but it sure is hard to capture on camera! We can't wait for this workshop to get some tips from Lizee Oliver @gingerfox.photography on 24th July at 10am.
No experience or DSLR needed, just your enthusiasm and your phone! Tickets £3.
Book now:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wildlife-photography-workshop-tickets-162424597343
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This project is possible because of funding from: