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Museum of Science and Industry


Our volunteers perform a variety of roles including welcoming visitors, working behind the scenes and connecting visitors with our collections.

Nothing here you fancy? Check back soon, as we regularly recruit new volunteers.

Current volunteer vacancies

Computing Volunteer (Facilitator)

Use your communication skills to bring our replica of the Baby computer to life, connecting visitors with the compelling story of early computing in Manchester.

Deadline for applications: Thursday 8 January 2015
Interviews: Monday 12 - Friday 16 January 2015
Hours of work: 1 - 4 days per month (Thursdays) 11am - 3pm

More volunteer opportunities

if: Volunteering for wellbeing

This volunteer training and placement programme is aimed at people who want to improve their wellbeing, are seeking work or are retired. The programme is not suitable for students or recent graduates.

Recruitment will open in 2015.

STEM Ambassadors programme

If you are a STEM student or a current or retired STEM professional, you may be interested in the STEM Ambassadors programme.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our volunteer programme, please get in touch with Josie Sykes, volunteer coordinator:

Tel: 0161 606 0108

Take a look at volunteer opportunities across the Science Museum Group:
National Media Museum, Bradford
National Railway Museum, York
National Railway Museum, Shildon (Locomotion)
Science Museum, London