Just a Minute

Challenges you can complete in minutes

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Tweet Tweet »

Follow us on Twitter to join the cultural conversation and stay in the know.

Post a photo »

Take a photo of something you've enjoyed on your visit, then share it on social media.

Give a Day or Two

Dedicate a day or two to volunteering

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Summer Events Assistant at Arbeia Roman Fort »

Our extensive programme of family events are key to driving footfall to all of the museums during holiday times. The events are fun and family oriented. Can you help us?

Summer Events Assistant at Stephenson Railway Museum »

Our extensive programme of family events are key to driving footfall to all of the museums during holiday times. The events are fun and family oriented. Can you help us?

Regular Help

Weekly and monthly volunteer roles

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Under 5’s Family Learning Volunteer (Thursday Mornings) »

Help the GNM support very young children and their parents/carers to build confidence in using the Great North Museum as a great place to learn and develop.

Family Fun Assistant at the Laing and Shipley Art galleries »

The Laing Art Gallery and Shipley Art Gallery run drop-in art activities and workshops for families during the school holidays on Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays. Can you help us with the fun?

Hour or Two

Spend a morning or afternoon with us

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Log a wildlife sighting »

Record and submit your wildlife sightings while out and about.

Be a Volunteer Ambassador - various locations »

Help us transform our museum visitors into Volunteers for TWAM.

Do it Together

Volunteer with family and friends

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Family Photographers »

Share a photo of your family's visit to the museum!

Work Experience

Placements for the 2016-17 academic year are now filled. If you are interested in arranging a work experience placement for the 2017-18 academic year, we will be allocating those places from August, so please check back at that time.

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