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.

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

We are recruiting…

Visitor Services Volunteer

Role Purpose
The role is to welcome visitors to the Museum and to ensure a high quality visitor experience from the start to the end of their visit. Working on the Front Desk in the Museum Shop, you will provide excellent customer service, be ready to provide information which visitors need to enjoy their visit, and assist the retail team to sell and promote Museum products and services.

Person Specification
To be enthusiastic, outgoing, adaptable and independent (aged 18 years & over). You will be happy selling products in a retail setting, comfortable talking to visitors, and confident to represent the Museum through your positive approach. You may have an interest in the arts or East Asian culture, or perhaps you are new to Bath and like to try new things and meet new people.

Please contact Volunteer Co-ordinator:   01225 464640