Volunteering with Southend Museums

Volunteer Museum Assistant

This role is a wonderful chance for you to help promote Southends rich and varied history.

You will be based in either the:

  • Beecroft Art Gallery
  • Central Museum
  • Prittlewell Priory
  • Southchurch Hall

Volunteers are able to choose to assist at one or a variety of the museums to help provide a high quality and enjoyable visitor experience.

Volunteers are required to provide a presence in the museums.

Tasks include (but are not limited to):

  • welcoming visitors
  • stewarding in our exhibitions
  • assisting within our museum shops
  • operating the till
  • answering the telephone
  • responding to visitor enquiries

As a volunteer you will meet new people, learn new skills and volunteer in beautiful surroundings.

Please note Southend Museums are closed on a Monday and Tuesday.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with Southend Museums, then please fill out our online application form.

For more information, please contact our Volunteer Support Team at museumvolunteers@southend.gov.uk or drop in to one of our sites to speak with staff.

Contact switchboard and out of hours

Telephone: 01702 215000

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