Remote Volunteering

Covid-19: Suffolk during a pandemic

Could you record life in Suffolk during the Covid-19 outbreak? We want to hear from people from all walks of life and all ages from right acorss Suffolk.

What's involved?

Make a daily or weekly recording of life in Suffolk. This could range from a handwritten diary, illustration or photography. If you have another medium you'd like to donate please email archives@suffolk.gov.uk to check whether we can accept it.

All submissions can be anonymised if you wish and will be entered into our archive as a documentation of Suffolk during this outbreak. 

Why get involved?

You will be making a big difference to the future understanding of this time in Suffolk's history. 

How to get involved?

  1. Sign into your account or sign up to Volunteer Makers.
  2. Accept the challenge.
  3. Start your writing your account.
  4. We will be in touch with details of how to submit your scrapbooks when our branches reopen. 
  5. Record the time you take writing your account on Volunteer Makers.

Ideal Skills

  • Archive cataloguing
  • Construction
  • Copywriting
  • Customer Service
  • Design & Illustration
  • Event Management
  • Event Stewarding
  • Fundraising
  • Gardening
  • Languages
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Money Handling
  • Photography
  • Project Management
  • Reading/Storytelling
  • Research
  • Social Media
  • Web Development
  • Working independently
  • Working with Children 0-5yrs
  • Working with Children 6 - 12yrs
  • Working with Databases
  • Working with Young People
  • Hands-on and practical work
  • I'm based near Lowestoft
  • I'm based near Ipswich
  • I'm based near Bury St. Edmunds

Ideal Interests

  • Archive cataloguing
  • Architecture and Building management
  • Business and management
  • Commercial Development
  • Community Engagement
  • Computers and Technology
  • Conservation
  • Creative and Arts
  • Design
  • Event & Project Management
  • Events and Programming
  • Food & Beverage
  • Fundraising
  • Learning and Education
  • Marketing and communications
  • Retail
  • Teaching and Training
  • Visitor Service/ Front of House
  • Exhibition Installation
  • Local History
  • Collection Care
  • I'm based near Lowestoft
  • I'm based near Ipswich
  • I'm based near Bury St. Edmunds

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