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Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do at Stourbridge Glass Museum. Whether you are wanting to learn new skills or meet new friends, it is an exciting time to be joining us. We are opening in April 2022 and will be a brand new museum dedicated to Glass making and heritage in the Stourbridge area.

We are developing a brand new volunteer programme where there is plenty to get involved with.

Below, you will find a selection of our current roles. To discuss this further, please download our application form, and email our Volunteer Co-ordinator who will be happy to discuss volunteering with you.


Front of House Volunteer

You will provide all visitors to the Museum with a warm welcome and help them to have a great day out. Our staff and volunteers are passionate about the museum and its collections and want to build a reputation for providing exceptional customer service. You will be selling tour tickets, retail items, giving introductions to the museum galleries, and helping to maintain the security of the building.

This role will suit you if…

  • You are a great team player.
  • Love talking to people of all ages.
  • Confident in meeting new people – you’ll meet a lot each day!
  • Outgoing personality and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Reliable and committed.

Tour Guide Volunteer

Tour guides have a vital role to play in delivering inspiring and enjoyable tours, helping our visitors to learn more about our collections and the history of Glassmaking in Stourbridge.

This role will suit you if…

  • Love talking to people of all ages.
  • Outgoing personality and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Interest and enthusiasm to share the social stories of workers and our collections.
  • Developing your own tour based on your interest and also help out with events and educational events.

Admin Volunteer

As an Admin Volunteer you will play a key role in supporting the Volunteer Co-ordinator and other colleagues within a small friendly team.

This role will suit you if…

  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Work well independently.
  • Are confident with Microsoft packages: Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Are precise.
  • Are reliable and committed.

Education & Events Volunteer

Help us to run school workshops and other events happening at Stourbridge Glass Museum!

This role will suit you if…

  • You are used to supporting children to learn.
  • You have patience and are dedicated to Children achieving a great experience.
  • Are a great team player.

Conservation Volunteer

You will help to support our Curator with tasks involving handling, packing and taking care of our historic collection. You will also be involved in day to day management of light monitoring, pest check and conservation cleaning.

This role will suit you if…

  • You are patient and diligent.
  • Can work alone and as part of a small team.
  • Enjoy working behind the scenes.

Glass Museum

The museum depends on donations to continue operating. We would be extremely grateful for any contribution you would like to make.

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