Costumed Interpreter Volunteer

Help us create an unforgettable experience for all our visitors. Support us by engaging visitors in activities and exhibitions, exploring local heritage and the history of Stockton-on-Tees.


  • You will be required to deliver historical relevant information in an engaging, accurate and entertaining manner.
  • Willing to wear appropriate costume
  • Support the security of our spaces and the safety of our visitors.
  • To be courteous and welcoming to all visitors.
  • To be well informed of all facilities, events and exhibitions taking place in the Museum
  • Actively promote museum activity to enhance the visitor experience.
  • Confident to answer queries and be the first point of contact for assistance.
  • Help Increase our reputation as a major visitor attraction in the Tees Valley.

Skills Required

  • Passionate about heritage and the history of
  • Have an existing knowledge or be willing to learn and develop an understanding of Victorian trades and occupations.
  • Have experience of working in a visitor-facing environment.
  • Have excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • A friendly engaging personality.
  • Flexible and be able to dedicate at least a half day of support per month.
  • Be able to work as part of a team and willing to work unsupervised when necessary.
  • Be able to act in accordance with Stockton Borough Council health & safety procedures.