Volunteer Opportunities


Dorking Museum Volunteers
Dorking Museum Volunteers

Do you want to help celebrate, promote and preserve the unique identify of Dorking and its surrounding area? Would you like to be part of a vibrant community-run project to bringing local history to life?

If you could spare anything from one hour a week – we can find something for you to do.

Visitor Assistants

  • to greet and welcome visitors
  • to collect information from visitors for marketing purposes
  • to answer queries from visitors or telephone queries and pass on to the relevant team member
  • to keep an eye on the security of the museum and its objects
  • to keep the museum generally tidy and to ensure health and safety
  • to hand out guides, children’s quizzes, large print book where needed.
  • to sell items from the shop
  • to generally assist in making visitors’ experience a good one

To apply – please fill in our online form.

Other Museum Roles

We appreciate that to take on everything within these roles would be quite a challenge, but if you could help with any aspect of any of these roles; we would love to hear from you. Click on each link for full details

Recruitment and Training

Visitor Experience Manager

Exhibition Help

General Exhibition Help

Publicity Help

Magazine/Website/Newspaper Article Writer

Fundraising Help


Membership Help

Membership Planning and Development

Collections Care and Archive Help

Museum Curator

General Curator Help

Education and Outreach Help

Museum trails
Adult Outreach Care Home Team
Scouts & Brownies Help
Schools and teachers 1
Schools and teachers 2
Teacher resources on the website

Sales Help

Shop Manager

If you are interested in getting involved with any of the roles listed above – please contact us on admin@dorkingmuseum.org.uk or fill in the online form.


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