Regular Help


Regular Help

If you're looking for a regular or semi-regular volunteer role, then you've come to the right place. Taking on one of these challenges is fantastic way to become a regular TWAM volunteer and make a positive contribution to our museums and galleries.


Challenge 1

Summer School and Art Academy Assistant

During school holidays the Laing and Shipley Art Gallery run a series of Art Academies and Summer Art Schools for young people. Can you help us deliver these?

Challenge 2

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.

Challenge 3

All the Fun of the Fair

This Volunteer role will support Discovery’s main summer exhibition ‘All the Fun of the Fair: 135 Years of The Hoppings’.

Challenge 4

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?

Challenge 5

Friends of Discovery Museum, Machine Maintainers

Can you assist us? The Friends of Discovery Museum (FODM's) are a group of retired professional engineers who look after many of the exhibits at the Museum. Come and help us