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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.

We'll be advertising our summer event volunteer roles very soon. If you're interested in meeting people, learning new skills and supporting our summer programme, get in touch with Volunteer Coordinator Emma Horridge on 0161 606 0108 or emailĀ

Current volunteer vacancies

We're looking for volunteers to help operate and maintain our steam railway rolling stock for passenger train rides.

Maintenance and Restoration Railway Volunteer

Footplate Crew Railway Volunteer

Trainee Volunteer Railway Guard

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 for 2015 closes on 17 June. Apply for Inspiring Futures online now

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 us:

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