Give a Day or Two

Stephenson Railway Museum's Santa Specials Event Volunteer














9am – daily

Saturdays 1, 8, 15 and 22 December

Sundays 2, 9, 16 and 23 December


Volunteers need to be prepared to commit to a minimum of 2 Santa Specials operating days during the course of the season, but more commitment is highly encouraged to facilitate individual learning, development and team spirit.

There will be a training day on Friday 30 November or training can be on the job on the first day of volunteering in this role.

What's involved?

We wil ask you to:

  • welcome visitors to the event
  • collect tickets
  • give general information about the visit and the museum
  • assist people to board and disembark from train rides
  • answer visitor questions
  • general upkeep to ensure the festive appearance of the museums
  • help with distribution of the gifts to children by Santa.

Why get involved?

*Please note: we are happy to cover any volunteer transport costs involved with this role.

A great way to gain experience when looking for paid work or for helping to enhance the following skills: 





Time management

Ability to work as a team

Ability to work alone

Customer Service Experience

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

  • Working with Museum Collections
  • Conservation
  • Customer Service
  • Independent working
  • Working as part of a team

Ideal Interests

  • Meeting new people
  • Outdoor Work
  • Working with the public

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