Townsville Heritage Centre - Collection Care Volunteer


Collection Care Volunteers are involved with caring for the Heritage Centre’s collection items, ensuring they are cleaned, presented in the appropriate manner and report any damage or theft to our valuable collection. If you are a person who is interested to learn more about Townsville’s heritage, who enjoys working independently and also in a team environment, please apply for this role.




  • Working as part of the friendly Collection Care team, your duties will involve ensuring the Heritage Centre and its special collection is presented at its best; being clean and tidy, engaging and interesting.
  • Assisting with housekeeping of the Heritage Centre and the collection, cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, window cleaning when required and washing the curtains once a year.
  • You will be provided with a fact sheet and training to assist you with collection care duties.
  • In this interesting role, you will also be a true an all-rounder.  We may request that you help out with other duties around the property as may be required, assisting with duties such as guest service, educational activities, general cleanliness and tidiness and other tasks.





  • An interest in learning more about the heritage of this property and its collection.
  • A flexible and positive attitude, willing to chip in and assist as may be required to help your colleagues.
  • Physically capable.
  • Ability to clean, dust, vacuum and polish and overall general good housekeeping skills.
  • Agree to comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Be computer literate with access to email communications.
  • Be committed to deliver the values and support the causes of NTAQ.




Please register your interest and our friendly Heritage Site Coordinator will be in touch to discuss volunteering options for 2024.