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Family Engagement Volunteers

Do you enjoy engaging with, and inspiring children and young people?


To provide families with an exceptional visit that bring our collections to life for children and young people.

Volunteer Tasks

Support family activities and events


Engage children and young people in fun and interactive ways using handling objects, trails and dressing up, encouraging participation and conversation


Contribute creative ideas for family friendly activities throughout the museum


Deliver craft sessions and seasonal activities


Ensure visitor areas are clean and presentable

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for people who...


enjoy engaging with people of all ages, including families and children;


are flexible and enjoy learning new things and;


have a friendly and collaborative approach.

What's in it for you?

A fun and varied role as part of a friendly and supportive team of volunteers and staff

An opportunity to develop skills and experience in participation and community engagement in a museum setting

Opportunities to meet other volunteers, staff and partner organisations

Earn Tempo Time Credits to spend on days out!


Flexible – No minimum commitment.


Weekends and during school holidays, 11am-3pm preferred.

Training and Support

A comprehensive induction and ongoing support from staff and other volunteers will be available.


This role is on a voluntary basis and does not create a legally binding arrangement or paid employment contract.

For more information and to apply please contact our Volunteering Officer, Jenna Morris on or call 07929 781547.