VOLUNTEERS

Our team of friendly and dedicated volunteers ensure the Museum operates at a high standard. We have a wide range of volunteer roles available to suit the skills and interests of different people. Please have a look at our role descriptions and see which one would suit you. We warmly welcome applications from a wide range of backgrounds, particularly the local community.

There are currently four volunteering roles at the Museum of Brands

Museum Assistant

As a Museum Assistant you will provide a warm welcome to the Museum, in addition to assisting our visitors with information and customer services. There are opportunities to commit to either one full day or one half day per week. These roles are available Monday to Sunday. We ask that you commit to a regular day of the week and are available for a minimum of 3 months.

Learning Volunteers

As a Learning Volunteer there are opportunities to assist with our Learning Programme, which attracts a broad range of learners from Early Years to Higher Education. There are opportunities available either one full day or one half-day per week. These roles are available Monday to Friday. We ask that you commit to a regular day of the week and are available for a minimum of 3 months.

Wellbeing Programme Volunteer

As a Wellbeing Programme Volunteer, you will assist with the facilitation of reminiscing activities, including interacting with people living with dementia, their carers and care home staff. There are opportunities to commit to either one full day or one half day per week. We ask that you commit to a regular day of the week and are available for a minimum of 3 months.

Collection Volunteer

Our collection volunteers help care for the collection by carrying out regular conservation cleaning, which also ensures the displays look the best for our visitors. Collection Volunteers also help with packaging and moving items, making sure the collection is save and taken care of for future generations.

Garden Volunteers

Please send a brief cover note expressing your interest in garden volunteering to Gary, and he will be in contact with you to further discuss the role.

How to Apply

Please read the role description carefully before applying.
To apply please send an email to
liam@museumofbrands.com including:

• Your CV
• A brief covering letter

We do not offer short work placements, however, we strongly encourage younger students to gain experience with us by applying for volunteering (minimum three months for four hours per week). Weekend volunteering is available to help fit round school and college commitments.

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