Volunteering

We are lucky to have an amazing team of volunteers supporting us at all nine of our sites. Our volunteers get involved with a whole range of projects and activities and we couldn't do what we do without them. 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Conservation Club Member across Birmingham Museums Heritage Sites

Our popular volunteer Conservation Club is returning for its fifth birthday! We are looking for people who would enjoy gaining experience in museum conservation in a hands on way. If you have great attention to detail, would enjoy working with your hands and volunteering behind the scenes across our heritage sites then we want to hear from you. You can find out more from our role profile.

Applications Close: Friday 26th October

You will need to be available for an informal selection event on the morning of Wednesday 31st October and an induction on Wednesday 7th November.

Details of how to apply can be found on the bottom of this page.


Image Library Assistant at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

We are looking for someone who is excited by Birmingham Museums Trust’s collection. If you would enjoy gaining experience in working with our digital image library and have great attention to detail then we want to hear from you. You can find out more from our role profile.

Applications Close: Friday 26th October

You will need to be available for an informal interview on the afternoon of Tuesday 6th November and an induction on the afternoon of Tuesday 13th November.

Details of how to apply can be found on the bottom of this page.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Castle Keeper at Weoley Castle 

We are looking for people who are lovers of local history. If you enjoy getting your hands dirty in the garden, like meeting new people and would enjoy volunteering as part of a team then we want to hear from you. You can find out more from our role profile.

We welcome and aim to support all applications to volunteer at Weoley Castle.

Details of how to apply can be found on the bottom of this page.

How to Apply

To apply for any volunteer role please fill out our application form and return it to: volunteer@birminghammuseums.org.uk or via the post: Volunteer Development Team Leader, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, 3 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? If you are aged 18 or over and would like to receive the Birmingham Museums Volunteering Interest List and be the first to hear the latest about our volunteering opportunities then please email: volunteer@birminghammuseums.org.uk