• Supporting HMS Unicorn

    Supporting HMS Unicorn

    How you can help us to sustain the ship

Join the crew at HMS Unicorn!

If you share our passion for preserving and promoting maritime history, then why not help HMS Unicorn by volunteering on board.

Our volunteer programme offers people the opportunity to join our dedicated crew, who work all year round to support activities on the ship. As well as contributing to the future of HMS Unicorn, volunteers will be able to learn different skills and meet new people.

Scroll down to discover more about the variety of volunteer roles available on board and how to get in touch with our team.

Active Volunteers

Our volunteer programme has a wide range of roles that cater to people of different interests and backgrounds. Whether you enjoy sharing stories with visitors, undertaking research, or helping with maintenance tasks, HMS Unicorn can benefit from your support.

Our active volunteering roles include:

  • Tour guides
  • Front-of-house team members
  • Maintenance support
  • Collections support
  • Learning support

Skills Transfer

At HMS Unicorn, we are committed to offering a volunteer programme that supports skills transfer. We encourage all our volunteers to try their hand at new tasks on board and develop both their confidence and skillset.

Our team work also with local organisations to provide voluntary roles for individuals with additional support needs. These hands-on positions offer volunteers the chance to work alongside our team and learn skills in a new and welcoming environment.

Get in touch

If you would like to volunteer at HMS Unicorn and become part of the ship’s crew, please contact us on t: 01382 200900 or e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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