Volunteer Steward

Do you like engaging with Visitors?

We are recruiting additional Volunteer Stewards to engage with our visitors and introduce them to the Museum and our collections.  We particularly need extra help and support at the weekends when the Museum is at its busiest.  

General Responsibilities:

To welcome and engage with our visitors in the exhibition areas you are stewarding. To provide a watchful presence and ensure exhibits are safe from theft or accidental damage. To be as flexible as possible about stewarding in different areas to enable the team to provide full cover and open all our exhibits.

Key Duties:

  • To provide a friendly welcome to visitors of all backgrounds, ages and abilities.

  • To help visitors to understand the exhibits, thereby enriching their visit.

  • To monitor against theft and accidental damage.

  • To become familiar with fire escape routes from the building and lead visitors to safety in the event of an alarm activation.

  • To undertake other appropriate assistance in relation to room stewarding as may be reasonably requested by Brooklands Museum staff.

  • To maintain good working relationships with staff and other volunteers.

  • To comply with the Brooklands Health and Safety and Safeguarding Policies and operate with a regard for good environmental practice.


Personal Qualities Needed:

  • Good communication skills.

  • Friendly to families, children and all Brooklands visitors.

  • Enjoy working as part of a team.

  • Enthusiasm to learn about the history of Brooklands Museum and exhibits in a variety of exhibition areas.

  • A desire to inspire visitors about the history of Brooklands and support the Museum in relaying Brooklands stories.