Volunteering

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Volunteering opportunities at COAM

Volunteering at Chiltern Open Air Museum

We have a number of exciting and rewarding volunteering opportunities available, with flexible hours to suit you. Volunteering at Chiltern Open Air Museum not only provides us with the vital support that we need to keep the Museum running, but it’s also an excellent opportunity to meet lots of different and interesting people.  Plus, it’s the perfect way to learn new skills and give your CV a boost.

We are currently seeking volunteers for the following roles:

Art Department Volunteers

Would you like to use your creativity and design skills to help our fun and creative events team by adding to our amazing events programme? You could make a real difference to the local community. We are looking for creative individuals to design, make and install props and interpretation for the Museum. You can work from home or your workshop or come and work with us here at the office. Find out more

Contact Nina Batram, Visitor Services Manager on volunteering@coam.org.uk

Marketing Assistant Volunteer

We’re seeking a part-time marketing assistant to join our Communications Team to help the Marketing Manager promote the Museum and its diverse programme, including events, education and weddings. Find out more

Contact Nina Batram, Visitor Services Manager on volunteering@coam.org.uk

Volunteer Costumed Interpreters

Are you looking for a more historic way to spend your weekends?

We’re looking for volunteer costumed interpreters to be the life blood of our visitors’ experience. From our Iron Age roundhouse, to the 1940s prefab, we have some 2000 years of history for you to live, breathe and bring to life for others.

If you are interested, no matter what time you are able to commit, please do get in touch to find out more.

Contact Nina Batram, Visitor Services Manager on volunteering@coam.org.uk

Volunteer Buggy Driver

We are introducing an electric buggy shuttle service to help transport our less mobile visitors around the site. We’re looking for volunteer buggy drivers to help us implement this service. Volunteers must have a full UK driving license. Find out more

Other volunteering opportunities

If none of the advertised roles seem right for you and you would still like to get involved, please contact us to find out more about volunteering here at the Museum. There are plenty of opportunities and we are incredibly grateful for any support you can offer!

Application Process

Please return completed Volunteer Application Form to volunteering@coam.org.uk.

Chiltern Open Air Museum is a registered charity no 272381.

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