Family Volunteer

Could you help us create an exciting atmosphere for family visitors with young children?
Flexible hours Flexible Wakefield Rural view map

What will you be doing?

  • Helping to create an exciting atmosphere for family visitors with young children
  • Supporting creative and imaginative activities in the galleries and around site
  • Delivering activities for families and preparing games, songs, stories and crafts

What do you need to have?

  • A warm and friendly personality
  • The ability to be creative both in your ideas and your practical skills
  • A keen interest in encouraging families to have fun together in a Museum setting


We are currently unable to offer expenses, please get in contact with our Visitor Engagement team if you have any further questions.


Sports & activities

Suitable for

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


Accessible toilet(s), Wheelchair accessible

Minimum age


Skills gained

Creative, Listening, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork

Skills needed

Creative, Talking to others, Teamwork



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.
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