Volunteering with IWM Duxford

Volunteers contribute to the work of IWM Duxford in lots of different ways. Voluntary roles include:

  • Aircraft conservation
  • Tour guiding
  • Front of house roles such as the Friends of Duxford fast track admissions desk
  • Military vehicle conservation
  • Volunteering for the Duxford Radio Society on radio conservation and explaining radio communication to the public  

Some of the opportunities are with the Duxford Aviation Society, which is a separate charity based here at the museum.

For a full and up-to-date list of what is available please contact the Volunteer Programme Manager on 01223 499357 or at vduxford@iwm.org.uk.

Who can get involved?

Volunteering at IWM Duxford is open to anyone aged 18 or over. For most of our regular ongoing roles no previous experience or subject knowledge is necessary.

How much time would I be expected to give?

Volunteers are asked to do a minimum of 12 working visits each year but most people do more.

Recruitment News

Following recent 'Volunteer Welcome Day' events we are now working to involve and induct a number of new volunteers for longer term volunteering. Our next round of recruitment screening sessions will be no earlier than August 2016, with exact dates to be confirmed.