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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 Vacancies

Historical Tour Guide (Museum of the Jewellery Quarter)

We are currently on the look out for a volunteer to join our wonderful weekend team at the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. If you have a passion for history, an interest in the Jewellery Quarter and the stories of our time capsule factory then perhaps this is the role for you. We are looking for someone friendly and confident to help us deliver more guided tours and bring history to life for our visitors! You can find out more by reading our role description.

Applications close on 10th August so apply today!

Informal interviews will be on 14th August with Induction training taking place on 28th August.

If you are interested in joining the team then please apply using this 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.


Curator’s Assistant (Fine Art)

Are you passionate about Fine Art and keen to get some experience volunteering with our Curators? We have a very exciting and rare opportunity for one person to join our volunteering team as a Curator’s Assistant for Fine Art. We are looking for someone who would like to come in once a week to support our Fine Art curator with research and in answering public queries. We’re looking for someone with a background in Fine Art, knowledge of and interest in Art History and, of course, a real love of museums and art galleries! You can find out more by reading our role description.

Applications close on 4th August

Informal interviews will take place on 15th August with Induction training on 29th August.

If you are interested in joining the team then please apply using this 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.


Exhibitions Evaluation Assistant

We are looking for someone to help us evaluate our First World War exhibition “Soldiers’ Stories”. We’re looking for someone who would be able to give 1-2 days a month over the course of 1 year to help us gauge visitor feedback. The days could be to suit you, as long as we cover a variety of school holiday dates, non holiday dates, week days and weekends. It’s a very flexible opportunity and the ideal chance for someone with a busy schedule to get involved at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

You’ll need to be friendly, confident and passionate about museums! For more information read our role description.

Applications close on 15th August

Informal interviews will take place on 25th August with Induction training on 28th August.

If you are interested in joining the team then please apply using this 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 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.