Are you interested in arts and culture, and have a passion for East and Southeast Asia? Join our volunteer team to share your skills, develop your knowledge and meet new people!

Volunteers play an important role at the Museum, helping to ensure our high standards of visitor service and experience. We have a range of volunteer roles and opportunities available including Front of House, Galleries, Adult Events and Family Events.

If you are interested in joining the volunteer programme:

If you are a current volunteer visit the:

For any other enquiries, please contact our Membership & Volunteer Coordinator at or call 01225 464640.

Benefits include:

  • Full induction and training
  • Work experience in a heritage setting
  • Volunteer workshops, learning opportunities and exhibition briefings
  • 10% discount in the Museum shop (products of £1 and over)
  • Free entry to the Museum
  • Discounts to Museum events and talks
  • Use of the extensive library of Asian art and culture (by appointment)
  • Social gatherings throughout the year