Give a Day or Two

Discovery Museum Family event assistant

Every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the Summer holidays the Discovery Museum will be running drop in events for families. All of our events follow the theme of Stephenson’s Rocket, from science experimentation to history and simple crafts.

What's involved?

Stephenson's Rocket will be at Discovery Museum until September 9th 2018 and we aim to make this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity meaning for to all our visitors.

We need you to help us:

  • Support children and families as they participate in our activities
  • Explain activities to families
  • Maintain and top up your spaces
  • Support the learning team with our busy family events

Why get involved?

  • Gain experience about what its like to work in a museum
  • Build on your science and local history knowledge
  • Work with our family audience
  • Any training required for the session will be given in advance.

How to get involved?

  1. Log in or sign up to Volunteer for TWAM.
  2. Accept this challenge.
  3. Await a response from us with more information.

Ideal Skills

  • Teaching and Training
  • Working with Museum Collections
  • Customer Service
  • Working with Children (under 5's)
  • Working with Children (6 - 15)

Ideal Interests

  • Learning and Education
  • Meeting new people
  • Science and nature

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Event Information

Great Exhibition of the North - Friday 22nd June, 2018

This once in a lifetime, must-see event is free and family friendly. Opening with the spectacular ‘Get North’ event on the 22nd June, it finishes in style with the world-famous Great North Run and the powerful ‘Creating the Future’ closing weekend on 8th and 9th September.