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Volunteer at Auckland Museum

More than 300 volunteers work at Auckland War Memorial Museum and support the treasures of our collections, the importance of the War Memorials and the unique cultural heritage represented by the Museum.

The volunteers of AM represent our museum and our city. We hope to reflect the diversity of our communities by having volunteers from all walks of life. The AM volunteer programme welcomes applications from a variety of backgrounds - different cultural and ethnic groups, a wide age range, rainbow communities, long standing Aucklanders and new Aucklanders alike.

Volunteering is about time, dedication, skills and aroha. If you have these attributes and wish to give back to your community, volunteering at AM may be for you.

  • Become an Information Desk Volunteer


    Every year we recruit a number of volunteers to work on our Information Desk stations.

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  • Become a Volunteer Guide


    Are you interested in becoming a Volunteer Guide? We are currently recruiting for English speaking guides.

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  • Meet our Volunteer Services team

    You will become part of a diverse and talented team of people who contribute significantly to the work of the Museum. As a volunteer you will be welcomed and looked after by Ros, Alfiya and other members of staff.

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  • Types of volunteer roles

    Interested in becoming a volunteer? Find out which of the many opportunities available at Auckland Museum would suit your skills and experience.

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  • Volunteer Stories

    Our volunteers range from 18 to their 80s and come from a wide range of backgrounds. The one thing they all have in common is a deep love for the Museum and a willingness to contribute their time, skills and enthusiasm. Read their stories.

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  • How to apply

    Helpful information on how to apply for a volunteer role at Auckland Museum.

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  • Frequently asked questions

    Frequently asked questions about volunteering at Auckland Museum, including who can volunteer and how much time it involves.

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  • Internships

    Auckland Museum offers a strictly limited number of internships at any one time. We recognise the importance of internships and we take our role of providing supervision and mentoring very seriously.

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