Coventry Museums are the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Transport Museum (both in the city centre) and the Lunt Roman Fort (about three miles from the city centre in Baginton). They are run by Culture Coventry, a registered charity.
Many volunteers who choose to support the Herbert or the Transport Museum help in the galleries or with the learning team. Others volunteer behind the scenes with curatorial, marketing and archive staff. Occasionally volunteers may go to the Lunt Roman Fort for one off events
Opportunities to support temporary exhibitions are advertised in the newsletter.
Volunteer for School Workshops at the Herbert Art Gallery (during School Term only)
Visitor Research Assistant (Surveys) at the Coventry Transport Museum and The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
Family Learning Support at the Coventry Transport Museum
Welcome Host at the Coventry Transport Museum
Events Volunteer at Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Transport Museum, Old Grammar School or Lunt Roman Fort
Virtual Reality Assistant - Supporting the front of house team with the delivery of the Heritage Storeys virtual reality experience (From Oct - Nov 2019)
Early Years Learning Assistant at the Herbert - help run activities for the museum's youngest visitors and create a fun and memorable experience for families.
Why get involved?
How to get involved
If you are interested in volunteering please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com or call 024 7623 7549
In general, volunteers should be able to commit to a minimum of 3 hours a week over a two to three month period. The Herbert is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday and 12pm to 4pm on Sunday.
Commitment and volunteering times might change with the roles.
Volunteers should be reliable, punctual, and demonstrate a good level of spoken English as some roles will require volunteers to interact with visitors to the gallery.
Prospective volunteers will attend an info session and an interview with the Herbert or Transport Museum's volunteer coordinator. All volunteers will be given training suitable to their roles, and will be supervised by members of staff.
Coventry Transport Museum
Volunteer travel expenses are paid by the organisation.
This is an external opportunity
Warwick Volunteers cannot be held responsible for external volunteering opportunities advertised, but we do make every effort to ensure that all the information we publish is accurate. We advise volunteers to use their own judgement when selecting potential opportunities, and to check all details concerning prospective volunteering activity with the organisation involved. Please make sure that you have received all necessary training and information regarding your own health and safety before commencing volunteering.