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Volunteering

To speak to us about volunteering, please email volunteering@msimanchester.org.uk or call 0161 606 0108. If you would like to apply for any of our volunteering opportunities, please complete our application form and email it back to us. Volunteers must be aged 18 or over.

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. Follow the link here to learn more about the STEM Ambassadors Programme and the STEM Ambassador Hub Trans-Pennine managed by the Science Museum Group.

Handling Volunteer

Volunteer role

Hours
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm
Application deadline
Ongoing
The Museum of Science and Industry is looking for volunteers to facilitate handling for visitors on gallery.

Orientation Volunteer

Volunteer role

Hours
Tuesdays, 12pm to 3pm
Application deadline
Ongoing

The Museum of Science and Industry is looking for volunteers to assist the VE department in delivering outstanding customer service for all of our visitors.

Wonder Materials Exhibition Volunteer

Volunteer role

Hours
At least one 7 hour shift per week
Application deadline
Ongoing
The Museum of Science and Industry is excited to announce a brand-new volunteer opportunity to work on our ground-breaking exhibition – Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond.

Collections Care Volunteer (Automotive)

Volunteer role

Hours
1 day per week (Tuesdays – minimum 1 day per month), 10am – 3pm with some evenings to support the Conservation team
Application deadline
Ongoing
The Museum of Science and Industry is looking for volunteers to assist with the upkeep and care of its automotive collection.

Collections Care Volunteer (Aviation)

Volunteer role

Hours
1 day per week (Tuesdays – minimum 1 day per month), 10am – 3pm with some evenings to support the Conservation team
Application deadline
Ongoing
The Museum of Science and Industry is looking for volunteers to assist with the upkeep and care of its aviation collection.

Computing Volunteer (Maintainer)

Volunteer role

Hours
1 day per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday), 10am to 3pm. Volunteers will occasionally be asked to support special evening and weekend events; these will be optional.
Application deadline
Ongoing
The Museum of Science and Industry is looking for volunteers to help introduce the story of early computing in Manchester to visitors.

Computing Volunteer (Operator)

Volunteer role

Hours
1 day per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday), 10am to 3pm. Volunteers will occasionally be asked to support special evening and weekend events; these will be optional.
Application deadline
Ongoing
The Museum of Science and Industry is looking for volunteers to help introduce the story of early computing in Manchester to visitors.

Computing Volunteer (Presenter)

Volunteer role

Hours
1 – 4 days per month (Thursday), 11am to 3pm. Volunteers will occasionally be asked to support special evening and weekend events; these will be optional.
Application deadline
Ongoing
The Museum of Science and Industry is looking for volunteers to help introduce the story of early computing in Manchester to visitors.

Computing Volunteer (Repairer)

Volunteer role

Hours
1 day per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday), 10am to 3pm. Volunteers will occasionally be asked to support special evening and weekend events; these will be optional.
Application deadline
Ongoing
The Museum of Science and Industry is looking for volunteers to help introduce the story of early computing in Manchester to visitors.

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