Volunteering at John Wesley's New Room

Interested in volunteering at John Wesley's New Room?  We are looking for friendly and engaged people to join our dedicated team.

Volunteering  can offer you the chance to meet new and interesting people; develop new skills and knowledge; be a part of a welcoming and supportive community and contribute to a very special story which has an exciting future.

From welcoming visitors to the chapel, helping in our buzzing cafe, sharing our stories on social media, or supporting our collections manager in the library and archives, we have a range of flexible volunteering opportunities to meet every interest.  Roles include family and education volunteers, event stewards, admin support, research volunteers, tour guiding, maintenance, finance and fundraising, costumed interpreters and more...

Role specific training is provided as well as optional sessions to learn more about the history of John Wesley's New Room.

We invite people interested in volunteering with us in for a chat so they can find out more about us and our volunteer opportunities and we can find out more about what you are looking to get out of volunteering and your experience.  Interested?  Fill in an application form and you'll hear from us soon about the next step on your volunteer journey.

Click here to view our current volunteer opportunities and apply today. 


Student Placements and Work Experience


Interested in a career in museums, heritage, learning, tourism or hospitality?  Looking to develop skills, work on a specific project for your course and gain valuable practical experience?

If you would like to complete your college and school work experience placement at John Wesley's New Room, or get involved in projects which give you a chance to apply your skills developed during your undergraduate or post graduate degree, please get in touch by completing our 2025 Work Experience Placement Application Form.

If you have any questions about volunteering, please get in touch by emailing volunteering@newroombristol.org.uk or by calling 0117 926 4740.

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