Welcome Volunteer

Could you welcome and support our visitors to make the most of their day?
Flexible hours Flexible Wakefield Rural view map

What will you be doing?

  • Welcoming and supporting visitors (including school groups)
  • Making sure Museum spaces look appealing
  • Collecting visitor feedback

What do you need to have?

  • A friendly and approachable personality
  • An ability to learn new things and use initiative
  • The ability to make conversation with visitors from different backgrounds


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 who are older, People volunteering together, People with limited mobility, People working on their wellbeing


Accessible toilet(s), Wheelchair accessible

Minimum age


Skills gained

Listening, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork

Skills needed

Listening, 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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