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Found 178 volunteer opportunities with Museums & Heritage, in Australia

Retail Assistant - National Trust - Victor Harbor

National Trust - Victor Harbor Branch

  • Location: Victor Harbor SA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

The National Trust - Victor Harbor Branch require volunteers to work in their gift shop at the Encounter Coast Discovery Centre Museum. The Retail Assistant will perform a vital role as you will be the first contact with visitors to the museum and gift shop. Tasks will include assisting visitors, reception duties for the museum and processing the sale of souvenirs and admission fees to the museum.

Handyperson/Gardenener for local Penrith attraction

Nepean Volunteer Services Inc

  • Location: Penrith NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Be a part of local history and support this local not for profit historical attraction.

Customer Service Volunteer - Port Elliot Railway Station - Port Elliot

Port Elliot Railway Station - Port Elliot

  • Location: Port Elliot SA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Do you have a passion for customer service and genuinely enjoy assisting people with their inquiries? Port Elliot Railway Station are on the search for Customer Service Volunteers to help out at their award winning historic railway station. The Customer Service role has two components - Ticket Sales and Souvenir Sales. Previous sales and customer service experience would be considered advantageous but not essential. On the job training will be provided.

Room Guides - Old Government House

National Trust of Australia (NSW)

  • Location: Parramatta NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

You enjoy talking to people and sharing your knowledge with them, and are looking to share or develop your share or develop your skills in customer service, guiding, tourism operations or museum interpretation?

Museum Volunteer - Café

Yandina and District Historical Society Inc

  • Location: Yandina QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Yandina Historical Society operates Yandina Historic House with volunteers. The positions we are offering are 'hospitality' positions. You will be asked to serve light refreshments, set up, put away and clean the Cafe area. If you have a sunny disposition, would love working with a team of happy people and enjoy sharing your knowledge of the on local area you are the person for us. We are open from 9:30am - 3pm daily including weekends. Hours negotiable.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Queensland Maritime Museum

  • Location: South Brisbane QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

QMM’s library has an extensive collection of historical books, documents, charts and plans, including ships, yachts, pearling luggers and marine structures, tracing many aspects of the maritime heritage of Queensland. These resources have been invaluable to maritime historians, yacht restorers, model makers, and academics. QMM has been recently refurbishing parts of the library. We are now looking for enthusiastic Library assistants.

Guide Patrick Taylors Cottage

Albany Historical Society Inc

  • Location: Albany WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Taking fees from tourists, providing some information about the Cottage and other historical sites that may be of interest to tourists. Training provided. Currently looking for someone from 11am to 3pm on Thursdays.

Marine Engineer on the Lady Nelson

Lady Nelson Sailing Adventures

  • Location: Hobart TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

**The Ship is not operating for the foreseeable future due to Covid 19. You can still contact us but replies may take a while** TSTA (Tasmanian State Training Association) is 100% volunteer run not for profit organisation and as such, all positions are as unpaid volunteers. If you have an MED3 or above and want to help sail the Lady Nelson...

Captain of The Lady Nelson

Lady Nelson Sailing Adventures

  • Location: Hobart TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

**The Ship is not operating for the foreseeable future due to Covid19. You can still contact us but replies may take a while** The Tasmanian Sail Training Association (TSTA) is wanting to hear from individuals who have a current Master V or higher marine ticket to help with future sailing programs. Suitable for a marine retiree keen to sail on something a little different or any Masters keen to sail a square rigger and contribute to a fantastic not for profit organisation.

Crew Member (sailing)

Lady Nelson Sailing Adventures

  • Location: Hobart TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

**The Ship is not operating for the foreseeable future due to Covid 19. You can still contact us but replies may take a while** Do you want to learn new skills meet new people and do something completely different? Volunteer crew members needed to help sail the historic square-rigged Lady Nelson tall ship. The Tasmanian Sail Training Association is seeking new volunteer members to learn tall ship sailing on Tasmania’s iconic waterways.

On Train Customer Service Heritage Guide

Bennett Brook Railway (Swan)

  • Location: Whiteman WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Be part of our Team - Bennett Book Railway is proudly owned and operated by volunteer members of the Western Australian Light Railway Preservation Association. Did you know that 60% of Perth's water comes from below the train tracks in Whiteman Park? Our fleet of diesel and steam trains are looking for on train tour guides who can tell our customers this and other interesting facts about the park, our flora and fauna and of course our trains.

Train Driver

Bennett Brook Railway (Swan)

  • Location: Whiteman WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Train enthusiasts - this one is for you. Bennett Brook Railway are in search of new Train Drivers to welcome tourists and visitors visiting Whiteman Park for a fun experience. This is a great opportunity to gain qualifications as full training to qualification standard will be provided if required.

Secretary Administrator- Heritage Committee Kwinana

Kwinana Heritage Group

  • Location: Medina WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Kwinana Heritage Group are seeking a volunteer Secretary which would suit a semi retired person, someone not looking for full time work and is able to give a 12 month commitment. Prefer someone to have Administration experience, must have computer skills and be a team player with good communication skills. Must have current Police Clearance or be willing to obtain. Familiar with MOSAIC computer program would be an advantage.

DigiVol Volunteers - Virtual role

Australian Museum

  • Location: Anywhere
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Do you want to work from home, have a computer and interested in the environment, scientific notebooks, etc.?

Garden and/or Maintenance Volunteers

National Trust of Australia (NSW)

  • Location: Parramatta NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Do you enjoy hands-on work in interesting places? Are you looking to share your skills, or develop new skills, in gardening or maintenance? The National Trust (NSW) is currently recruiting volunteers to work as valuable members of the Trust’s Green Team at our prestigious Parramatta properties!

Gardeners/Grounds maintenance

Queensland Maritime Museum

  • Location: South Brisbane QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Queensland Maritime Museum is a not for profit organisation that is supported by around 150 volunteers. The museum attracts more than 40,000 visitors per annum including families, school groups, tour groups, inner-state and international visitors. The museum is planning to reopen in late July early August 2020 under a COVID-Safe process. We are now looking for the help of enthusiastic gardeners/grounds maintenance people to assist with the staged opening process.

Tiler and tiler assistant

Queensland Maritime Museum

  • Location: South Brisbane QLD
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Queensland Maritime Museum is a not for profit organisation that is supported by around 150 volunteers. The Museum is planning to reopen in late July early August 2020 under a COVID-Safe process. We are now looking for the help of an experienced tiler/water-proofer to assist in getting the new toilet facilities operational.

Ships Welder

MV Cape Don Society

  • Location: Waverton NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Assist the restoration of the MV Cape Don by using your welding skills to both repair or rebuild parts of the ship.

Ship electrician

MV Cape Don Society

  • Location: Waverton NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

You'll be working with our team restoring the historic lighthouse tender MV Cape Dons electrical systems Including 240vAC, 220VDC and 32VDC The impact will include improving interior and exterior lighting. Showing of the vessel in a better light. And help bring machinery to life

Engine room cleaner

MV Cape Don Society

  • Location: Waverton NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Museums & Heritage

Engine room presentation crew We are preparing to bring the engine room back to life. As part of that we need to get the engine room as clean as possible. We are looking for volunteers to help clean and polish (potentially repainting as well) It'll improve the experience for visitors to the ship as well