Repair and Maintenance

Southend Pier Museum Foundation Trust Ltd.

Are you a handy person? We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic DIYer to help us maintain the museum building and its exhibits. Come and make our museum look its best!

Published On: 08/07/2024
About this opportunity from Southend Pier Museum Foundation Trust Ltd.

The role will require maintenance and repair work to the museum building and items in the pier museum.
This will provide the opportunity to meet other people, use your skills and share them with others.
The museum needs volunteers to keep the museum in good order and to be presentable, your assistance will help the museum be sustainable and assist to provide information to visitors and future generations to learn about the social history and heritage of the iconic Grade 2 listed building.


The pier museum requires capable enthusiastic people who have the necessary skills to carry out maintenance tasks and general repairs in the pier museum, this may be painting and decorating, carpentry, repairs to slot machines, preparing , setting up and or dismantling displays etc. Experience is not necessarily required as training will be given.

Activity Types

General helping | Practical Skills


Arts, Heritage and Entertainment


We are currently open weekends and bank holidays, and various days throughout the year for pre-booked visits, we aspire to be open more days during the week but require volunteers to achieve this. At present we operate two shifts per day 1030 hrs - 1400 hrs and 1400 hrs to 1730 hrs, you can opt to work full days or half days to suit your availability, you do not necessarily need to work the same shift every week we are very flexible.

We tend to run a working party typically on Fridays during the closed period to the public to tackle maintenance work, we may be able to offer alternative days if Fridays are not suitable.

Find out more

For more information about Southend Pier Museum Foundation Trust Ltd. and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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