Volunteer in Bristol

Volunteer with us

Volunteers are essential to all that we do at the RWA. We aim to empower and engage everyone who takes part in our volunteering programme. We are always looking for enthusiastic and reliable individuals, of all backgrounds, aged 16+ to join our friendly, close-knit volunteer community.

Benefits of volunteering with us include:

  • The opportunity to be make an important contribution to a leading UK art organisation alongside a friendly and dedicated team of volunteers and staff
  • Training opportunities including art handling
  • Further opportunities to develop professional skillset by leading tours, assisting with events and workshops and more
  • Social and networking events
  • Free entry to all RWA exhibitions
  • Discounts in the RWA shop and café

To apply:

Are you able to spare one morning (09.55 – 13.30) or afternoon (13.30 – 17.15) a week? Do you have a passion for art and are you keen to share this with others?

If so, to apply please download the Volunteer Application Form below and return your completed form by email or post to:


Royal West of England Academy, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1PX

Volunteer Role Description

Volunteer Application Form

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