WA Museum Boola Bardip

Front of House Volunteering 


As a Front of House volunteer you will be in a customer facing position and play a big part in the visitor experience at the Museum. 


Our Front of House volunteers provide friendly customer service to our guests and support Museum functions. 


Front of house volunteering is an engaging and rewarding volunteering opportunity for anybody passionate about customer service and sharing the history of our amazing state with others in our community. 


Front of House volunteers - Boola Bardip role:

  • welcome visitors and assist with general enquiries, including way-finding
  • engage with visitors throughout the Museum and grounds
  • assist Museum staff in delivery of programs
  • help everyone enjoy the Museum through programs aimed at children and families, older people, adults with a disability, and people new to Western Australia
  • adhere to emergency procedures and instructions
  • participate in organisation, site and role-specific training
  • play a part in mentoring programs for new volunteers
  • requires a commitment of one four hour volunteer activity per fortnight

If you would like to join our amazing volunteer team please complete an application form from the link on this page. 

We aim for our volunteer team to reflect the wonderful diversity of the community. If you are a person from a Cultural and Linguistically Diverse background (CaLD) or a person living with a disability, please email us on perthvolunteering@museum.wa.gov.au in addition to applying. We can offer extra support through the application process if you need.

Please note, minimum age for this regular intake is 18 years. We do offer a short-term opportunity for youth (age 16-20 years) over summer. Please email us on perthvolunteering@museum.wa.gov.au if you are interested in this program. 


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Museum Mission & Values

MISSION:   Inspiring curiosity to explore the past, question the present and shape the future.

ASPIRATION:  To be valued, used and admired by all Western Australians and the world.

VISION:   An informed and engaged community working together for a better future.



We will respect the views and opinions of others, consider their needs and sensibilities, and work collaboratively to build trust and understanding. Inclusive We welcome and engage with people of all abilities, backgrounds and experiences. We will make sure that our workplace, facilities, programs and resources are accessible to all.


We exist for the benefit of all the people of Western Australia, including those in the regions. We hold ourselves accountable to them, and are custodians of their collections.


We will be creative, resourceful, imaginative, innovative, agile and entrepreneurial. We will be commercially astute, embrace change and aspire to excellence in all we do.

Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Peoples of Australia.

We acknowledge the primary rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in their cultural heritage and will work collaboratively to advance understanding between all peoples.