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Our Museum Needs You!

Education Volunteer

Are you passionate about history and making a positive impact on young minds? The West Midlands Police Museum invites you to be become an Education Volunteer

What we offer

  • An exciting opportunity to engage with students
  • Hands on experience in a unique musuem setting
  • A chance to contribute to educational programs that promote awareness and understanding of the history of the West Midlands Police.


  • Enthusiasm for education and a willingness to learn.
  • Good communication skills and an ability to adapt to different age groups.
  • An interest in history is a plus.

Volunteering hours are flexible, but schools will normally be on weekdays between 10am and 2.30pm. Volunteers are expected to volunteer at least once a month.

Follow this link to apply online Museum Volunteer – West Midlands Police Careers (

Weekend Volunteer

Are you looking to make a meaningful impact on weekend? The West Midlands Police Museum is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our weekend volunteer team. We have multiple roles available from Retail & Admissions to Museum Engagers.


  • Friendly and approachable demeanor.
  • Passion for history and a willingness to learn.
  • Commitment to contributing positively to the museum experience.
  • A commitment to volunteering at least once a month.

Apply online here Museum Volunteer – West Midlands Police Careers (

Join us for one of our drop in sessions

Date & Time : Thursday 22nd February 10am – 2pm, Sunday 25th February 11am – 2pm

Location: West Midlands Police Museum, 40 Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6BJ

To register your interest please email

What to expect

  • Explore the fascinating world of policing history
  • Learn about unique artefacts and exhibits
  • Discover various volunteer opportunities
  • Meet our lovely staff and volunteers

Who can volunteers?

  • Any one eager to contribute to preserving our policing heritage
  • No need to have a background in policing
  • History enthusiasts
  • Students studying histoy, criminology, policing, teaching or forensics
  • People who can spare one day a month

Why volunteer with us

  • Contribute to a fantastic museum
  • Gain hands on experience in museum operations, engaging with school children or customer service skills
  • Foster a sense of pride in preserving local history
  • Build connections with fellow volunteers

Available roles

  • Education Volunteers
  • Engagement Volunteers
  • Retail and Admissions Volunteers

To confirm your attendance please email your name and preferred date to