MEAA is just the place for you if you are interested in museums and the arts, and would like to learn about East and Southeast Asian arts and cultures.

Join our volunteer team to share your skills, meet new people and acquire new knowledge.

Volunteers play an important role at the Museum, helping to ensure our high standards of visitor service and experience. We have a wide range of volunteer roles available which include welcoming visitors, assisting in the Museum shop, helping at special events, as well as supporting our marketing and education programmes.

There is something suitable for all ages and abilities, and we can adapt a schedule to suit you ranging from occasional hours to regular part-time shifts.

If you are interested in joining our volunteer team please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator at or call 01225 464640

Benefits include:

  • Full induction and training
  • Opportunities to attend workshops, exhibition previews, and other events
  • 10% discount in the Museum shop (products value £1 and over)
  • Free entry to the Museum
  • Use of the library by appointment (extensive collection of books on Asian culture and arts)
  • Refreshments
  • Annual social gathering