Activity Volunteer

Could you help us deliver family-friendly activities?
Flexible hours From Thu 30th Sep 2021 Wakefield Rural view map

You will be supporting us to deliver simple 'hands-on' activities to help children and families discover more about the coal mining story.

These include:

  • Handling authentic items from our collections
  • Encouraging groups to play familiar games with a mining twist
  • Helping visitors to see the the environmental impact of mining, first hand, in our Pit Wood
  • Delivering short, family friendly talks where visitors can find out more about the people, inventions and processes behind coal mining.


We are unable to offer travel expenses.


Young people, Older people, Men, Women

Suitable for

People new to volunteering, People seeking work, People volunteering together, People who like being outdoors, People who are older, People working on their wellbeing, People with limited mobility


Accessible toilet(s), Wheelchair accessible

Minimum age


Skills gained

Organising, Teamwork, Creative, Talking to others, Listening

Skills needed

Talking to others, Listening



National Coal Mining Museum for England

The National Coal Mining Museum for England aims to keep coal mining alive by collecting and preserving the industry’s rich heritage, creating enjoyable and inspiring ways to learn for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
01924 848806
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