Volunteer with us at The Atkinson and become a vital part of the team in creating, delivering and caring for our incredible collections, programme of events and exhibitions, workshops and more!

We really value our volunteers and need more people to join our team. Full training will be provided, all we ask is that you are enthusiastic about the work of The Atkinson, willing to learn and meet new people, committed, reliable and of course are happy to muck in!

Volunteer Opportunities:

Our volunteers carry out and assist with a wide variety of tasks around the venue.

  • Assist with the documentation and research of our collections
  • Carry out  cleaning and preventative conservation on objects
  • Assist in the preparation and delivery of our education and outreach programmes
  • Carry out data entry as well and marketing tasks
  • Have  front of house meet and greet roles
  • Assist with marketing tasks
  • Help with evaluation of events and festivals

Get involved:

Anyone can apply. We will ask you for references  and depending on the role you want to deliver you may require a DBS check. We will look after this and walk you through the process.

Specific volunteer roles may become available as and when, they will be advertised on this section of our website. If you would like to get involved with any of our current volunteer opportunities please email volunteer@theatkinson.co.uk to request an application form or download volunteer application form.