Volunteering Opportunities

Current Opportunties

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Volunteer Co-ordinator

This is a position for someone very special. The role will involve recruiting and co-ordinating new and existing volunteers in collaboration with the Museum Manager.


Fort guide

Leading guided tours around the adjacent Roman fort. This role would be suitable for someone who is good with people or with some knowledge of the subject. Training will be provided.

Lecture attendant

Helping set up for lectures, welcome attendees, make refreshments and tidy away chairs at the end of a lecture.

Show stand attendant

This person will be taking the Museum on the road to history fairs, agricultural shows and more. All you need is enthusiasm and a love of talking to people.

Learning volunteers

The Museum provides inspiring learning for all ages and all abilities. Our learning team require enthusiasm, a love of history and an ability to inspire that enthusiasm in others.


Support the staff in keeping the Museum and its grounds clean and tidy. This is one of the most important roles and helps to make a good impression on our visitors. Ability to 'muck in' is essential.

Collection care

Undertake routine conservation cleaning of the displayed and stored collection. This is a winter role.

Special events

Do you fancy joining us for special events such as the Roman Festival, lectures or the Literary Festival? All you need (again) is enthusiasm, good people skills and an ability to turn your hand to anything.

Reception and gallery attendant

This volunteer will be good at providing a warm welcome to all Museum visitors and ensure they have everything they need for an enjoyable and inspiring visit. Again enthusiasm and a friendly face is required.

 If you are interested in any of these volunteer roles please contact the Museum