The museum is currently recruiting for new volunteers, no previous experience necessary.

Here at HorsePower, we depend on volunteers to carry out specific day-to-day tasks and special projects which are crucial to our operation.

Volunteers can choose to work in a variety of areas including:

  • Visitor care: Regular weekend and occasional weekday reception desk and shop duties.
  • Research: Dealing with family and regimental history enquiries using material in the archives.
  • Archives: Transcribing historic manuscripts such as letters and war diaries, cataloguing and scanning photographs.
  • Collections: Documentation and cataloguing of historic artefacts.
  • Marketing: Distribution of museum leaflets to Tourist Information Centres, local hotels and attractions.
  • Special Projects: Helping with general museum housekeeping, school visits and guided tours.

You do not require military knowledge or experience to become one of our volunteers. All you need is enthusiasm, a sense of commitment and the ability to get on and interact with people.

Our current role profiles can be found below.

Archives Assistant

Collections Assistant

Front of House Assistant

For more information contact assistant@horsepowermuseum.co.uk or phone us on 01962 828541