60 SMITH STREET
CLEVELAND QLD 4163
(07) 3286 3494

VOLUNTEER WITH US

Are you interested in local history or looking for something new? 

Why not join us?

The Redland Museum is a not-for-profit, volunteer run organisation. Volunteers are involved in every aspects of the Museum from the conservation and restoration of items, to cataloguing, creating displays, guiding, assisting at events, property maintenance, research and much more. 

You don’t have to be an expert in local history; very few of us were before volunteering at the Museum. All you need is a friendly attitude and a willingness to work within a team. We will welcome you, guide and support you while you learn the rest.

Frequently asked questions:

How many hours will I have to work a week?
Volunteers don’t work on an hour’s per week basis, but are asked to complete 48 hours per year.

How much does it cost to join the Museum?
To be a volunteer you must be a member. General membership costs $20.00 for individuals and $30.00 for couples. After one year volunteer membership reduces to $10.00 and $15.00 respectively.

Will I have an orientation and ongoing training?
Yes. All volunteers get an orientation including workplace health and safety, plus specific training if you decide to join one of our specialist teams. You also have the opportunity to attend other training activities provided during the year.

“The Museum is a large and important community organisation and it needs a lot of volunteers. All the volunteers at the Museum are like-minded people wanting to do their bit. It is always a pleasure volunteering with them as they are a great bunch of people.”
Jim, Redland Museum Volunteer for 10 years

Volunteer Positions Currently Available

General Volunteering
Choose an area of interest or work across teams assisting at Events and other Museum activities.

Website Administration Support
Work with the Administration Coordinator to keep the Museum website up to date.

Create a catalogue for Museum photographs
The photographs stored in the catalogue will be of current and past Events, Functions, Exhibitions and other Museum activities.

Catering
Join our new catering team. This role includes the preparation and serving of Devonshire Teas, sandwiches and light lunches.

Collections
Are you comfortable using a computer,  interested in doing research and writing short, interesting stories about each object

Restoration
Are you good with tools and crafts.  Help us restore and conserve old objects of all types, and get them ready for display.

Want to know more?                Email:  volunteer@redlandmuseum.org.au