Carisbrooke Castle Museum relies on its dedicated team of approximately 40 volunteers who assist staff with a range of activities and projects, which include:

  • Visitor Welcome (Front of House) – providing a warm welcome to all visitors to the museum (seasonally, at the museum)
  • Collections Care & Documentation – assisting Curatorial Staff in caring for and cataloguing the museum’s collection of historic artefacts (year round, at the museum)
  • Maintenance and Estates – helping to maintain and improve the museum, including public and ‘behind the scenes’ areas (year round, at the museum)
  • Community Outreach Volunteer – enabling older people out in the community to engage with museum objects, and to encourage reminiscence (year round, off site)
Volunteer assisting with exhibition work
A museum volunteer assisting with exhibition

If you would be interested in volunteering, please read the role descriptions above and contact the Museum to enquire what opportunities are currently available. You will be asked to complete a simple application form, available to download here.