Current Vacancies

Front of House Volunteer

Foxton Canal Museum is looking for enthusiastic front of house volunteers to welcome our visitors to the site. The main duties are greeting people at the desk and helping in the shop, other roles are available from time to time including administration, helping with events, talks and collection care.

Social Media Volunteer

We are also looking for a volunteer who has some experience of social media, either through education, work or volunteering.  You will need to be familiar with using social media and online tools to generate interest in Foxton Inclined Plane Trust and the Museum.  Hours can be to suit, but ideally on a weekly basis.


We also have gardening roles throughout the year to clear the museum grounds. 

If you think you would like to volunteer for us please contact:

0116  2792 657 or email or drop into the museum to find out more about volunteering at anytime. You can choose hours to suit you.


Foxton Inclined Plane Trust seeks Trustees to assist  with building a sustainable future for the Foxton Canal Museum and the Trust as well as further promote the knowledge and appreciation of the history and culture, not only on a local, but on a regional and indeed, national level. 

We would welcome applications from those based in the District and beyond who are not only committed to ensuring that the museum's future is secured and that it goes from strength to strength but also have specialist skills in the following areas: 

- Fundraising 

- Marketing, communications, PR, Social Media 

- Museums and heritage 

- Newsletter editor

For more information:-

contact us on 0116 279 2657 or come into the museum for a chat.