Crich Tramway Village was established over 50 years ago and has since developed into a major visitor attraction with more than 100,000 visitors per year. The Village is an Accredited Museum housing a unique collection of trams and tram related artefacts and trams running in passenger service daily.
The Museum’s success has been achieved as a result of the hard work of a large number of volunteers and staff in order to provide a welcoming experience for our visitors.
Volunteering at the Village
We welcome volunteers of all ages and abilities; we have a young members group who help with tram conducting, tram maintenance, special event days and a host of other things. We have families who span three generations, all getting involved in volunteering! We also have our own, low cost accommodation for volunteers to use.
There is no restriction on the number of days you can contribute as a volunteer. Whether it is one day every three months, or several days a week, all volunteer contribution is valued and welcomed, every person plays a pivotal role at the Museum.
Joining our volunteer team can be very rewarding; you will meet new people, put your talents to good use, develop new skills and have fun. We are keen to develop volunteer and staff expertise and full training is given to enable you to carry out your role.
Are you looking for a New Year challenge? Then We Want You!
We have vacancies in the following departments:
- Facilities (Building maintenance, Gardening & landscape, Painting etc)
- Customer Care Volunteer
- Retail & catering
- Track maintenance/Overhead line maintenance
- Tram crew
Event Volunteers – Please download more information here: Volunteering for Events
Volunteer Tram Crew
Volunteer Tram Crew
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our volunteer Tram crew on our vintage trams. You need to be of smart appearance with good customer service skills. Training will be given to successful applicants, starting as a Conductor/Guard responsible for the safety of passengers boarding and alighting, ticketing and assisting the Tram Driver.
If you are interested in becoming part of our volunteer Tram Crew, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or complete our enquiry form detailed below.
How to Get Started in Joining our Team of Volunteers
We hold regular no obligation New Volunteer Introduction Sessions so that you can meet some of the volunteering team and staff, ask questions and see some of the tasks in which you could get involved. If you would like to attend one of our Introduction Sessions please complete our Volunteer Enquiry Form.
If would like to find out more about becoming a volunteer, don’t be shy – email us at email@example.com or telephone us on 01773 854321, we will be pleased to hear from you.
Opening Times 2019
16th March - 12th April 10am - 4.30pm (last admissions 3pm). Except week-ends when we will close at 5.30pm. (last admissions 4pm).
13th April - 8th September: 10am - 5.30pm (last admissions 4pm)
9th September - 27th October: 10am - 4.30pm (last admissions 3pm) Except week-ends when we will close at 5.30pm. (last admissions 4pm).
Mon. 28th Oct. and Saturday 2nd Nov.: 10am - 8.30pm (last admissions 7pm; last tram 8.00pm)
Tues. 29th Oct. - Friday 1st Nov:. 10am - 7.30pm. (last admissions 6.00pm; last tram 7.00pm).
Last Day of the Season
Sun. Nov. 3rd: 10am - 5.30pm (last admissions 4pm; last tram 5.00pm)