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Volunteer Programme

Birmingham Museums Trust values the tremendous contribution that volunteers make to our service and we have an exciting programme of volunteer opportunities across all of our museum sites.

Volunteer opportunities will be shown here. 

Current Volunteer Roles

House Guide (Aston Hall)

We are looking for committed volunteers to join our team of House Guides at Aston Hall for the Summer Season! If you are passionate about history and want to share your enthusiasm for local history and Aston Hall with our visitors then we want to hear from you! To find out more read the House Guide Role.

You’ll need to be available for Interview on 9th May and for Induction training on 14th May.

On this occasion we are only looking for people who can volunteer on Saturdays or Sunday (please specify which day you would like to do on your application form) and who are ready to get stuck in from May onwards. 

This is a great opportunity if you want to share your knowledge, bring history to life, meet new people and learn some new skills. Applications close on 1st May, to apply download the application form and return it to Alex.Nicholson-Evans@birminghammuseums.org.uk or by post to: Alex Nicholson-Evans, Volunteer Development Officer, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH. 


Development Assistant

We have a great volunteering opportunity for someone who is interested in fundraising and good with computers to gain some valuable experience in the sector! The development team are looking for a volunteer to help them out once a week so if you are keen to support Birmingham Museums Trust, are free on Fridays and want to develop your skills then apply today! To find out more download the Development Assistant description.

As well as being available on Fridays for volunteering, you’ll also need to be free on 13th May for your interview and on 20th May for Induction training.

Applications close on 6th May.

To apply download the application form and return it to Alex.Nicholson-Evans@birminghammuseums.org.uk or by post to: Alex Nicholson-Evans, Volunteer Development Officer, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH. 

 
 

Spitfire Gallery Volunteer Team (Thinktank)

We are looking for a number of volunteers to assist us with the creation of this brand new gallery. It’s a great chance to get involved at Thinktank and share your knowledge with the community!

If you have a passion for aviation history and a love of research then maybe you’d be the ideal person to take on our Aviation History Project Assistant role? Perhaps your interests lie more in modern aviation and engineering? If this is the case then maybe you could be our next Modern Aviation Project Assistant

If you have some time to give during the week and think you’d be a great addition to our team then please fill out our application form and return it to Alex.Nicholson-Evans@birminghammuseums.org.uk or by post to: Alex Nicholson-Evans, Volunteer Development Officer, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH.

If you are successful you’ll need to be free on 23rd May for interviews and 29th May for your Induction.

Note: Applications for the Spitfire Curator’s Assistant have now closed.

 

If you are keen to volunteer but none of our current opportunities take your fancy why not sign up to our volunteering interest list? Just send an email to: Alex.Nicholson-Evans@birminghammuseums.org.uk asking to be added to the list and we’ll keep you updated as and when we list new volunteering roles.