Chelmsford Museum Event Volunteer

Chelmsford Museums will soon be launching an exciting new programme of events, open days and celebrations. Can you help make them a success?

We need energetic, enthusiastic volunteers who willing to get stuck in and ensure that visitors of all ages experience a wonderful day out at the Museum. 

Responsibilities vary depending on the event, but often include the following:

  • Assisting with set and up and take down
  • Giving a warm welcome to guests
  • Checking tickets & car-park stewards
  • Assisting with of food & drinks
  • Acting as information points, dressing up, helping with tours & learning sessions. showing visitors around and generally being friendly, welcoming ambassadors for the museum.
  • Rolling up your sleeves and pitching in with anything else the day might present

This role is flexible - once you're registered with us we will send out a regular newsletter of upcoming occasions where we need help - you simply see which events you’re able to attend, either as a full day or a half day, and sign-up!

This is a great opportunity to see another side of the Museum, to enjoy the festivities of an open day, and to help create a fun, safe learning environment for all involved.


We need you to be:

  • Enthusiastic, cheerful and keen to engage with the public
  • Have good communication and speaking skills
  • Be able to relate to people of different ages, backgrounds and cultures
  • Be happy to work independently when required, and as part of a team
  • Reliable and trustworthy

We will provide you with all the tools you need to enable you to represent the museum and negotiate the day. 


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/02/2019

End Date: 01/02/2021

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Availability Details

Flexible - a regular newsletter of upcoming events & shifts will be sent out to volunteers who can sign-up as suits them.


Oaklands Park
Moulsham St,

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