Volunteer Roles

Visitor Experience Volunteers

Volunteers play an important role at our Museum sites, Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo, Sydney Observatory, at the Rocks and the Museums Discovery Centre at Castle Hill. By contributing to the creation of a lively, welcoming, interactive public environment. Volunteers encourage and foster visitor interaction by starting conversations and sharing stories with visitors about objects, co-delivering tours and facilitating hands-on activities.

Applications for this role will open in 2022, please check back in November 2021.


Behind the Scenes Volunteers

Behind the Scenes volunteers support staff in work that happens outside the public areas of the museum in a wide range of departments including: Education and Visitor Services, Curatorial, Registration, Conservation and IT.

Please note: Positions in Behind the Scenes departments are limited and are first made available to our existing pool of volunteers and are then advertised here.