Become a Volunteer

Become part of a friendly and dedicated team by volunteering with us! Volunteers will receive training in their area, and further opportunities can be made available as they occur. If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact us at

We currently have the following vacancies:

Visitor reception (Thursdays)

We’re looking for someone who can provide every visitor with a warm and friendly welcome, and do everything possible to ensure they have an interesting and engaging visit.

What’s involved?

  • Welcoming visitors to the museum with enthusiasm
  • Taking visitors’ ticket and merchandise payments and answering the telephone – training is provided on using the till
  • Learning more about Brisbane’s convict history, so you can answer any questions – information is provided
  • Helping visitors to discover more, making suggestions so they can enjoy their day
  • Assisting if people ask, and thinking about the needs of all visitors, including disabled people and families
  • Being available on Thursdays between 10am-4pm
  • Getting to know health and safety and evacuation procedures