Volunteers are the lifeblood of our museum. We simply could not function without their commitment and enthusiasm to provide a wide range of services to our visitors.

They are from many different backgrounds and they range from young to old, students through to retirees. They bring a wide range of skills and personalities that are valuable to the success of the Museum.

The reasons they volunteer are many: some are former shipping industry workers who wish to pass on their knowledge and experience, some are retired teachers who help with our educational programs, and there are others who just want to contribute to the local community in any way they can.

You don’t even need to know about ships - we provide full training in whatever role you undertake with us.

Positions we offer include:

  • Guides
  • Receptionists
  • Collection cataloguing
  • Administration
  • Research

Step 1

Contact us!  Call 02 4929 2588 and we can discuss with you what is involved.

Step 2

Download the Volunteer Application Form (PDF format) or complete the form below and we will send an application form to you via mail. 

Step 3

Complete the Volunteer Application Form then submit it to us by one of the following methods:

  • email: info@maritimecentrenewcastle.org.au
  • Fax: 02 4929 5457
  • Post: PO Box 148, Newcastle NSW2300

When we receive the completed form we will contact you to arrange an interview.

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