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Volunteer roles

Visitor Experience Volunteers

Visitor Experience volunteers bring the museum alive by facilitating visitor interaction at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and Museums Discovery Centre, by encouraging curiosity and conversation around the collection. This position suits volunteers who have a passion for design, textiles, engineering, science and/or museums, a friendly manner and excellent customer service. Recruitment is based on the Exhibitions schedule and are advertised here.

Volunteer with the weekend Visitor Experience team

Interested in design, fashion, engineering, science, and / or history? Do you love to talk with people and support learning experiences? MAAS is looking to recruit Visitor Experience volunteers to bring the Museum alive by:

  • Helping visitors with activities and experiences in exhibitions and throughout the Museum
  • Asking questions and starting conversations about the objects
  • Supporting and guiding collection based tours, orientation tours, and spotlight talks

Please apply via the online application form here.

Behind the Scenes Volunteers

Behind the Scenes volunteers support staff in work that happens outside the public areas of the museum in a wide range of departments including: Education and Visitor Services, Curatorial, Registration, Conservation and IT.

Please note: Positions in Behind the Scenes departments are limited and are first made available to our existing pool of volunteers and are then advertised here.