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Current opportunities

Volunteer watching a military re-enactment
Volunteers sewing and artwork
Volunteers watering plants
Conservation volunteers

Child’s Play Volunteer, National Slate Museum

Closing date: 31 December 2019 (by 5pm)

Purpose of role: to encourage families to participate and play with traditional toys and games. The National Slate Museum is sited in the Victorian workshops built in the shadow of Elidir Mountain, site of the vast Dinorwig quarry. Here you can travel into the past of an industry and a way of life that has chiseled itself into the very being of this country. We are looking for volunteers to help bring this history to life.

How to get involved

Firstly, make sure you have a good read of the Information Sheet to see whether this of interest to you. Before you register, please think carefully about:

  • your reasons for wanting to volunteer
  • how volunteering will fit with your other commitments.

Once you have found a volunteer role that best suits your skills and interests, please complete the Registration Form.

Please email your Registration form to or post to Volunteer Department, National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP.

Due to the high demand for volunteering opportunities, we cannot guarantee your placement, however we do ensure that all applications are treated equally and will be submitted for consideration. You will receive a response via email to let you know if you have been selected for the role or not (If you do not have an email address, please provide us with a postal address and telephone number) and you may be invited in for an informal meeting.

For any questions please contact the Volunteer Department by email or on 029 2057 3002.

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