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Make new friends, work with an amazing collection and gain new skills. Come and join our team of talented volunteers and you'll help make a real difference.

It’s the skills, knowledge and passion of our volunteers that helps to make our museum special. With exciting roles across the museum, our volunteers have an opportunity to make a positive impact on our visitors and enhance our understanding of the collection.

Current volunteering roles

Cancer Revolution Special Exhibition – Engagement Volunteer

Deadline: 1 September 2021

We are creating a team of enthusiastic volunteers to be part of our upcoming Cancer Revolution: Science, innovation and hope exhibition.

You can download details of the role and all application information here, and if you have any questions our Volunteer Management Team will be happy to help. Simply email us at

STEM Ambassadors

If you have a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) background and would like to share your knowledge and experience with young people, then you could become a STEM Ambassador. Check our STEM section to learn more about the STEM Ambassadors Programme and the STEM Ambassador Hub Trans-Pennine managed by the Science Museum Group.

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