Lone Workers Network
MDEM runs a Lone workers Network across the East Midlands, to support individuals who work in isolation within the museum sector. this might mean they are the only individual on-site, or that they work in a larger organisation but find it hard to meet colleagues, or are geographically isolated.
The group is an informal group, tied together by 3-4 meetings a year. Any one is welcome to attend the meetings, and these are always a visit to a museums, with the chance to hear speakers and network with peers. Members can attend as few or as many meetings as possible, due to the acknowledged nature and difficulties of lone working.
The purpose of the group is to provide networking, inspiration and peer support for it’s members, in a friendly an informal atmosphere. The meetings are usually held somewhere on the groups request, to visit a particular museum. They are also loosely themed around lone worker issues, such as fundraising, volunteer management and audience engagement with limited resources.
Everyone who is a self identifying lone worker is welcome. To join the group, simply email Sarah.
The next lone workers meeting will be held on the 2nd March at Woolsthorpe Manor. Click here to view the agenda: Lone Workers Network March 17