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Looking for a volunteering role that provides great satisfaction and oodles of camaraderie? The East Somerset Heritage Steam Railway welcomes new volunteers in a variety of roles. As well as hands-on, ...

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About East Somerset Railway

Looking for a volunteering role that provides great satisfaction and oodles of camaraderie? The East Somerset Heritage Steam Railway welcomes new volunteers in a variety of roles. As well as hands-on, practical work maintaining our railway line and our steam locomotive and Signal Box restoration projects, we require public facing roles during the summer season such as Guards, Travelling Ticket Inspectors, Shop and Ticket Office staff. The ESR is a dynamic and friendly organization that offers flexible time commitment according to your availability, social events, free train rides for you and discounts for your friends and family. For information please contact [email protected].

Recently added opportunities

Miniature Railway volunteer at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 2–4 hrs
Cranmore
Miniature Railway volunteer at the East Somerset Railway
An outdoor opportunity as part of a team meeting visitors, taking money for the ride and ensuring passengers are safe during their journey. Posted by East Somerset Railway
Retail Assistant at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 4–8 hrs
Cranmore
Retail Assistant at the East Somerset Railway
Volunteer in our gorgeous gift shop. Excellent opportunity for those with or requiring retail experience. End March to end of October. Full training given. Posted by East Somerset Railway
Signal Box restoration at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 2–4 hrs
Cranmore
Signal Box restoration at the East Somerset Railway
Practical volunteering opportunity with a team restoring our Signal Box and reinstating the signalling system. No prior experience required. Posted by East Somerset Railway
Travelling Ticket Inspectors at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 4–8 hrs
Cranmore
Travelling Ticket Inspectors at the East Somerset Railway
Travel on our steam train rides, engage with the customers, check their tickets! Fun, sociable volunteering role. DofE applicants welcome. Posted by East Somerset Railway
School Visit helper at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 2–4 hrs
Cranmore
School Visit helper at the East Somerset Railway
Themed Primary School group visits require volunteers to meet and greet and escort groups/present talks. Wednesdays only during summer and autumn term. Posted by East Somerset Railway
Guard at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 4–8 hrs
Cranmore
Guard at the East Somerset Railway
Volunteer as a Guard at the East Somerset Railway. Ideal role for those who enjoy meeting and engaging with the public. Full training provided. Posted by East Somerset Railway
Ticket Office Assistant at the East Somerset Railway
Task · 4–8 hrs
Cranmore
Ticket Office Assistant at the East Somerset Railway
Ticket Office assistants required at the East Somerset Railway - perfect for people with or wanting to acquire customer service experience. Posted by East Somerset Railway
Crossing Keeper
Task · 4–8 hrs
Cranmore
Crossing Keeper
Public-facing, sociable role directing visitors safely across the railway lines. Posted by East Somerset Railway

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