Are you interested in arts and culture, and have a passion for East and Southeast Asia? Join our volunteer team to share your skills, develop your knowledge and meet new people!

Volunteers play an important role at the Museum, helping to ensure our high standards of visitor service and experience. We have a range of volunteer roles available and are currently recruiting Meet and Greet Volunteers and Gallery Volunteers. To explore more about our volunteer opportunities or to submit an application, please click ‘Apply Online’ below.

If you are a current volunteer visit the:

For any other enquiries, please contact our Membership & Volunteer Coordinator at or call 01225 464640.

Benefits include:

  • Full induction and training
  • Work experience in a heritage setting
  • Volunteer workshops, learning opportunities and exhibition briefings
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Online Shop
  • Free entry to the Museum
  • Discounts to Museum events and 10% off MEAA On Demand event recordings
  • Use of the extensive library of Asian art and culture
  • Social gatherings throughout the year