Museum Front of House Volunteer

Cowper & Newton Museum is an independent museum based in the centre of Olney and are looking for ‘Front of House Volunteers to kindly give 3 - 6 hours a month, to deliver excellent visitor experience in a safe and secure environment.

You will be working across all front of house areas of the museum, including visitor welcome at the entrance shop and admission processing, and may be also called up for additional support if they are short of volunteers on a particular day.


  • Create a positive and memorable experience for all visitors, providing a tailored welcome as they arrive at the museum.   
  • Greet visitors proactively as they enter, offer assistance and share knowledge and stories with them.   
  • Take pride in the museum’s appearance, see every day through the eyes of a visitor and question everything that does not look perfect.
  • Sharing of ideas, are welcome.  Volunteers have an important role to play in the financial health of the museum, e.g. offering Gift Aid, encouraging shop sales, Three Hares gallery exhibition and event attendance, donations, etc.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Two shifts available within the museum opening times. Morning: 10:30 - 13:30 Afternoon: 13:30 - 16:30


Orchard Side
Market Place
MK46 4AL

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