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To speak to us about volunteering, please email or call 0161 696 778. If you would like to apply for any of our volunteering opportunities, please complete our application form and email it back to us. Volunteers must be aged 18 or over.

If you have a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) background and would like to share your knowledge and experience with young people, then you could become a STEM Ambassador. Follow the link here to learn more about the STEM Ambassadors Programme and the STEM Ambassador Hub Trans-Pennine managed by the Science Museum Group.

Volunteer Train Guard

Volunteer role

Shifts are rostered on a bi-monthly basis to suit availability, usually 7.5 hours per shift (typical day 9.30am – 5.00pm)
Application deadline
Ongoing. Applicants must be aged 18 or over.
We're looking for volunteers to operate our rolling stock so that we can keep our steam railway running at weekends and during school holidays.

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