Front Desk Volunteers

Admissions & Retail Volunteers

Location: Front Desk, Museum of Bath Stone

Volunteers required: 5 – 20 individuals

Availability: Fridays or Saturdays

Volunteering commitment: 3 hours per week, fortnight, or month (mornings or afternoons)

We’re looking for warm, friendly and naturally helpful people to welcome visitors into the Museum of Bath Stone. You’ll be committed to delivering high standards of customer care and, really enjoy engaging with the general public.

You’ll be responsible for welcoming visitors and processing their admission tickets and, you’ll enjoy letting visitors know where they can have them stamped!

You’ll highlight our facilities to visitors upon entry and, be on hand to answer any questions.

You’ll be stationed at the Front Desk, surrounded by a beautiful selection of bespoke merchandise and you’ll really enjoy sharing our unique giftware with interested visitors. You’ll also supervise interest and sales in the Bath Stone Bookshop; building a familiarity with the titles available and signposting visitors to publications available to further their interest.

You’ll be making a significant difference. You’ll be helping our charity to raise and receive the vital funds necessary for us to continue our work.

Important Information:

  • No previous experience is necessary
  • All training will be provided
  • Full support is available throughout your time with us
  • Minimum age 18 (no upper age limit)
  • Volunteer as little as 3 hours a month
  • Volunteer Fridays, Saturdays, or a combination of both
  • Applications from individuals with accessibility requirements are warmly encouraged and welcomed

For further information on the museum’s accessibility, please view our Accessibility Guide
For accessibility enquiries, please contact Miranda Litchfield ( who will be delighted to assist you.

How to apply:

To apply, please download and complete our Volunteering Application Form and, return this to the museum either by post, or by emailing

Large Print and other alternative formats can be provided upon request. Please use the Contact Form on our website to request an alternative format.

We can also provide printed copies for collection. Please get in touch if we can help.

Download Volunteer Application Form