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Explore your interests, meet new people, gain experience and get involved in our vibrant community as a volunteer with The Wilson.

Discover dozens of roles and join more than 150 volunteers already volunteering here at The Wilson.

Why volunteer?

Here at The Wilson, volunteers can be found inspiring children and families at our creative learning workshops, transcribing written materials from the collection for use in the research and development of new displays, supporting visitors to our exhibitions as stewards in the galleries and museum, and much more. We are always on the look-out for new volunteers to join our vibrant team.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at The Wilson or are keen to learn more about the volunteering activities on offer across the Cheltenham Trust, fill out the form below to register your interest or email

Apply to volunteer:

Click here for the online application

You can pick up a paper version of our application form from either The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum or Leisure At Cheltenham. If you require assistance with the application process please contact the Volunteering Co-ordinators or telephone 01242 387483

A Day in the Life of a Volunteer at The Wilson

The Wilson Volunteers | Jane J, Museum Takeaway Volunteer and …

'The Wilson gallery leaped out at me and I thought, "that looks like the sort of thing where I could explore some of my other interests".' – Jane J, Museum Takeaway Volunteer and Gallery Steward.Be in touch to learn more about how you can get involved as a volunteer at The Wilson at

Posted by The Wilson, Cheltenham's art gallery and museum on Monday, 13 November 2017

Volunteers' Week at The Wilson

Volunteers' Week at The Cheltenham Trust

Did you know that we work with over 100 volunteers at The Wilson in more than 15 different volunteer roles?Now, it's just three months until we're celebrating all of their incredible work during Volunteers' Week (June 1-7) here and across the Cheltenham Trust! Think you might like to get involved as a volunteer, yourself? Take a look at how we celebrated last year:

Posted by The Wilson, Cheltenham's art gallery and museum on Friday, 2 March 2018

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