Mark's Volunteer Story...

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What’s your name? Mark Hammill 

What do you do at the museum? Library Researcher 

Tell us a bit more about what that involves? Collating and filing boxes of historical newspaper articles etc.    

How long have you volunteered at the Museum for? 3 months 

What made you want to volunteer? I was looking for volunteer work on the do-it.org website and saw work at the Museum which is close to me and seemed interesting. 

Tell us about your life before volunteering at the Museum? Before the museum I worked as an IT Engineer. 

What do you enjoy most about your role? I enjoy reading of sometimes quirky articles from newspapers and other publications. The staff and volunteers seem nice and happy – I feel at home here.  

Can you tell us an interesting fact or something surprising that you have discovered or learnt, whilst volunteering at the Museum? I did not know of the number of coal mines that had existed in the past, such a waste!

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