The Australian National Maritime Museum loves hearing from people interested in volunteering to work with our local and international visitors, or help behind the scenes.

Follow These Steps

Step 1

Complete the Volunteer form.

Step 2

We will contact you with information about our next volunteer intake.

Step 3

You may be invited to attend an informal interview where we can get to know you and hear about the things you are interested in.

Why Volunteer?

You can volunteer at the Australian National Maritime Museum in many different and fulfilling ways including showing visitors around or working behind the scenes.

  • Develop new skills and expand on your strengths
  • Learn new interesting things to share with others
  • Receive regular rewards such as free tickets, invitations to events and merchandise
  • Feel supported and valued through our volunteer training program
  • Meet over 500 like-minded people and make friendly social connections
  • Interact with local and international visitors
  • Be part of one of the largest and most diverse volunteering programs in Australia.

See Types of Volunteer Roles


Ask Us a Question

We are always happy to answer any questions so please get in touch. Volunteers are fully covered by appropriate levels of insurance while at the museum.

Phone:+61 2 9298 3777