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Volunteering at the Polar Museum

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Get involved in the Polar Museum

Front of house

We are always looking for interested volunteers to staff the museum on a day-to-day basis.

The role will include working on reception and in the shop, as well as meeting and helping visitors to ensure that they have the best possible visit to the museum. Full training will be given.

If you are able to offer one or two half day shifts (per week or per month) then please e-mail a short CV to If you would like an informal chat, please contact the Museum on 01223 336540.

Collections support

From time to time, we have vacancies for volunteers willing to work on short to medium term projects alongside our collections care staff. These are normally advertised through the University of Cambridge Museums Get Involved pages, which are a great source of information for anyone wishing to obtain experience of museum work.