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Areas of Volunteering

We’re looking for friendly folk to join our team.  We’re offering training, ongoing support and the opportunity to experience time in one of the premier Museum sites in the country.

Our volunteer opportunities are many and varied. With both domestic and industrial volunteer stations to animate, there's a chance for anyone to be involved,  volunteering groups at BCLM include:

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New opportunities

Take a look at our current opportunities

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Visitor Engagement

Share Black Country  stories with our visitors  and join our visitor engagement team

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The Boat Dock

Join our team  to assist in maintaining our historic boat dock 

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Industry Team

Get  your hands dirty and learn a new skill with our  industrial demonstrations team

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Learn more about behind the scenes of the Museum in our archives and storerooms

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Knit & Natter

Meet up for a  knit and natter with our  regular group to help knit items for  BCLM's costume collection

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Join our Black Country Museum Transport Group

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Mine & Steam Volunteers

Join our Mine & Steam Team

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President, Steam Narrowboat

Friends of President, Steam Narrowboat

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Vintage Cars

The Black Country Motor Company

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The Friends of Black Country Museum

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Gardening Team

Grow vegetables in our cottage gardens and help with our period planting to bring our gardens to life.

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The Locksmith's House

Find out about opportunities at our sister Museum in Willenhall

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Sewing Room

Open to all who have a good level of sewing skills and a passion for vintage clothing

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Events & Activities

Helping deliver a range of family friendly events, activities and workshops

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Hire & Hospitality

Be a part of our daytime and evening corporate events.

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Retail & Admissions

Gain customer service skills and help to deliver an exceptional visitor experience.

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Learning Volunteer

Support our Learning Team with research and clerical tasks

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Audience & Community

Join our team to help us grow and diversify our visitor base.

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Historical Equine Transport

Helping to refurbish & restore equine supported transport.

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Outdoor Projects

Supporting to successfully complete outdoor maintenance tasks across the whole of the Museum's village.

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Corporate Volunteers

Have a fantastic team-building day with your business colleagues 

Corporate Volunteering

We are currently looking for  interested volunteers  in our  New Opportunities

Contact   Us

If you have some spare time and would like to be involved, we’d like to hear from you! 

Find out more about  what to expect and how to apply    or  contact our Volunteer Coordinator,  Black Country Living Museum on  0121 557 9643 or  Email:

For Work Experience Placements, please see Study at BCLM 

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