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Volunteer at Tourism Attractions in Bury St Edmunds

Volunteer Now at Your Local Tourism Attraction

Many of our attractions in and around Bury St Edmunds depend on a volunteer army of people to operate. Take a look at some of the opportunities available below and join now to make new friends, develop new skills, and make a real difference to our local tourism attractions, many of which could not operate without volunteers.

Bury St Edmunds Guildhall

Join Bury St Edmunds Guildhall's team of dedicated volunteers and help keep this beautiful grade 1 listed building going and providing the people of Bury St Edmunds (and beyond!) with a programme of exciting events! It’s an excellent opportunity to meet new people and get involved with a local charity.

Roles available: Welcome Team (Stewarding), Garden Team, Tour Guides.

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St Edmundsbury Cathedral

A vital part of the welcome offered to visitors to St Edmundsbury Cathedral are the many volunteers who carry out a myriad of roles as part of our Visitor Ministry.

Roles available: Welcome Stewards, LEGO builders, Shop helpers, Tourist information Assistants and tour guides are some of the roles on offer.

All volunteers are part of the Guild of St Edmund which meets annually to celebrate the contribution of volunteers.

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Rougham Control Tower Aviation Museum

Rougham Control Tower Aviation Museum is a small, friendly, volunteer run Museum, dedicated to keeping the memories and history alive of the American Airmen/women who served in the 94th Bomb Group of the USAAF 8th Air Force during WWII.

Roles available: maintenance, meet and greet for visitors, tour guiding.

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Suffolk Regiment Museum

Suffolk Regiment Museum tells the story of the regiment from its foundation in 1685 to amalgamation with the Royal Norfolk Regiment in 1959 through medals, uniforms, photographs, weapons, equipment and personal memorabilia. They are located in the historic Keep, Gibraltar Barracks, Bury St Edmunds

You need to be able to spare one day a week and need no experience of the Museum, the collection or the military.

Roles available: meet-and-greet for our visitors and supporting our Curator.

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National Trust Ickworth

At Ickworth we have volunteers every single one of our department, from House Experience to Fundraising, from Retail and Café to Maintenance, from Visitor Experience to Gardening and Parkland, if Ickworth is looking after something, Volunteers are involved.

Once part of the team we have a whole array of walks, talks and socials you can get involved in too, because we know how much a volunteering community can mean to our team members.

Roles available: Opportunities change throughout the year, so the best way to see what is available is to take a look on their website and keep an eye on our social media.

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