Volunteer Computer Repairer
The museum is donated many computers and games consoles regularly. Some are accepted into our collection and some are accepted as spares or to sell to raise funds for the museum.
We are looking for someone local to the museum that has at least a basic knowledge of electronics who can test and repair simple faults on computers and prepare them for sale. They may need cleaning up, capacitors replacing, parts swapped etc. They then need detailed descriptions written detailing their functionality. At this point the machine is passed on to the person that handles the actual sale.
If you are an electronics engineer and have a keen interest in retro computing and gaming this role could be perfect for you.
This role does require that you have some knowledge of electronics. Other people are here at the museum who can help too. Much can be researched online, but a personal knowledge would be a huge advantage. Documentation is important.
Come and Join the Team!
We are a relaxed and welcoming team. The working atmosphere is fun, relaxed but professional. Tea and coffee is available for free from our 'Pac Lunch Shop' and as a volunteer you are welcome to all of our special events for free.
To be able to do this role you will need to be able to get to the museum in Cambridge.
The position is available from Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm, every week throughout the year. We also often meet up on a Thursday evening on a casual basis to get things done and maybe get some pizza in!
This role can be done at a time that suits you within the above times. The amount of time you can offer us is entirely up to you, and it need not be the same each week. All we ask is that you let us know in advance when you intend to come in.
How to Apply
As with all of our volunteer roles, if you are interested in volunteering your time and playing a vital part in our museum, email us with your details, what role you'd like to apply for and what makes you ideal for this role.
Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you...