Thank you for your interest in working at Avoncroft Museum.

We are recruiting for a number of paid roles to join our team. We are an independent charity and your skills and expertise could help us save more Midlands heritage and make the Museum a great place to visit!


Young People’s Programmes Officer

We’re looking for a friendly and organised person to deliver great customer service booking the visits to the Museum by schools and children’s groups. Also working with our Programmes & Marketing Manager they will create and deliver an exciting and informative activity and events programme for children and families. This part-time role requires a flexible working pattern.

Young People’s Programmes Officer job description


Front of House Assistants (casual)

Our Front of House Assistants make our visitors feel welcome at Avoncroft, working in our Shop, Tea Room, and helping with the Museum’s events and private functions. This flexible and varied role also includes working behind the scenes getting things ready for the next day, for visitors, party-goers or wedding guests.

We are looking for a number of people to join our friendly and hard-working Front of House team, and  as the Museum is open up to 7 days-a-week with some evening functions too, we’re looking for people with a range of availability – weekday, weekends or a mix of both!

Front of House Assistants (casual) job description


Workshop Leaders (casual)

A number of positions are available to join the team that leads our fun and informative workshops and activities, primarily to groups visiting the Museum, but also outside Avoncroft at outreach sessions and promotional events. From school children and older students to families, clubs, societies and corporate groups, there is something for all ages in our programme of hands-on workshops, which are inspired and informed by our collection of historic buildings and beautiful rural grounds and gardens.

Workshop Leaders (casual) job description


Closing date for applications for all roles is 8th March 2020.

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Please download the application form from this page – CVs on their own will not be considered but may be submitted in addition to the fully completed form.

Please send your completed application form to by the closing date.



Voluntary roles


We are recruiting at least three new trustees and would like to increase the diversity of the Trustee board. We would welcome applications particularly from the following groups and areas of expertise:

• Under represented sections of the Museum’s audiences, especially women and minority groups
• People with particular commercial business experience, such as involvement with comparable heritage, service, leisure or arts sector businesses or charities
• People with experience managing HR, IT or legal compliance areas of a charity or business
• People with experience of professional roles in marketing, PR or business/charity promotion
• People with entrepreneurial skills, those with experience of forming successful partnership working in the third sector and those with experience in the world of heritage and buildings conservation

Being a trustee is a voluntary role and therefore is unpaid. For more information about being a trustee and a job description please click the links below or call Simon Carter, Director on 01527 831363 for an informal discussion.

Background information – becoming a trustee of Avoncroft

Job description – Trustee

To apply please send a CV and letter by email to




If you are interested in other volunteer roles at the Museum, please visit our volunteering page.

Thank you for supporting Avoncroft Museum!