Learning Volunteer (STEM)

The Access and Learning team deliver a variety of workshops to young people of all ages. With a focus on STEM subjects we deliver an extensive event programme and workshops. You will work with:

  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • Teachers
  • Families
  • Stake holders and partners


The Museum currently attracts around 25000 school children per year, who visit us to take part in high quality workshops. As a STEM ambassador you will take part in events and run workshops under the guidance and advice of the Access and Learning team.


You will: 

  • Work with fellow Volunteers, Staff and Apprentices
  • Be part of a Volunteering team following the guidance of the Access and Learning Manager
  • Interact with young people
  • Set up workshops and resources
  • Ensure evaluations are completed
  • Interact with teachers and support their visits
  • Research topics as required
  • Assist in updating and writing resources
  • Deliver workshops unsupervised
  • Assist in running STEM events
  • Support the Access and Learning Officers


You will be: 

  • Ideally from STEM background or be enthusiastic about STEM
  • An effective team player
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Comfortable communicating with young people
  • Have good written and oral skills
  • Adhere to legislation and safeguarding surrounding young people



We will be hosting a training/recruitment selection event on Saturday 24 March at 10am. You must register your attendance using the instructions at the bottom of the page.

  • Site induction
  • Access and Learning induction
  • Training for delivery of workshops
  • Health and Safety
  • Fire and emergency procedure
  • First aid procedure
  • Working safely around young people and adults on visits


Commitment: 1 day per Month minimum


One day a week for 40 weeks of the year.  This is negotiable depending on personal circumstances




The typical working day starts at 09:30 and finishes at 15:00.  This is flexible to suit individual needs.

There is a one hour break at lunchtime. 




Travel and food expenses will be reimbursed up to £13.50 per day, in line with Museum policy.


Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) will be provided including specialist to task PPE.


References and trial period:

  • We run a DBS check for any criminal convictions you may have.
  • We run a trial period system – this gives both you and us the chance to make sure that expectations are met. For this role, the trial period is one month or 5 shifts, whichever is longer.  

How to get involved:


Click the yellow 'Fill in an Application' button on the top right hand side of the page.


Closing date:


Wednesday 28th February


We welcome applications from people of all interests, abilities, backgrounds and communities.


To book your place on the Recruitment/Selection day, please log into, with the login details you have created to apply and sign up and confirm your attendance on the 'Opportunities' tab.