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Enjoying everything the Coventry Transport Museum has to offer


Volunteers make a vital difference to our work and we are extremely grateful to all our volunteers whose time and effort bring so much to Coventry Transport Museum and its visitors.

People volunteer with us for a variety of reasons. Here are some reasons why our current volunteers are with us:

  • For enjoyment
  • To get involved and share their enthusiasm for our museum
  • To make new friends
  • To gain skills
  • To get work experience
  • To add to their CV
  • To share their talents
  • To help others
  • To make an impact in their community

At the moment the following roles are available to volunteers:

Volunteer for Sleigh Experience
When: 13 November 2017 – Saturday 23 December  

For more details view the description.

Learning Workshop and Research Volunteer: Half Term
10am – 5pm weekdays (23rd to 27th October) 
Flexible time commitment.

For more details view the description.

Gallery Explainer 
10am – 5pm weekdays and weekends
Flexible time commitment

For more details view the description.

Welcome Host. For more details view the description.

Visitor Research Assistant. For more details view the description.

Museums Storyteller Living Interpreter – bring the fascinating history of the city alive for our visitors through its historical characters, objects and art. For more details view the description.

Museum Explainer Volunteer Role

We are looking for volunteers to get involved as museum explainers at the Coventry Transport Museum. To find out more about the role please see the Volunteer Museum Explainer role description. 

Buses Exhibition Volunteer

Help us to tell the stories of holidays, schooldays, trips and working on the buses from the past, present and future.  We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to research and exhibit a fascinating exhibition on buses and bus travel in the UK and worldwide. For full details please read the role description.

Events Volunteer

We are looking for reliable and friendly volunteers to help host fun and fascinating occasions.  The Events team help our visitors enjoy exhibitions, collections and experience a broad range of cultural activities.  We need approachable volunteers who are sufficiently knowledgeable about the event site to give directions and to help visitors have fun and great cultural experiences. Find out more by reading the role description.

Expression of Interest Form Download

Occasionally we recruit volunteers to help the curators or in our vehicle workshops.  We will post details on this page when any opportunities become available.

If you would like any more information about volunteering then please contact us at



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