Volunteer at Shipley Glen Tramway

This charming historic tramway has a range of volunteer opportunities you could get involved in - something to interest everyone!

1) Sell sweets, drinks and passenger tickets in to station and to sell passengers tickets in the bottom station

2) Work as passenger greeter at either top or bottom station to get passengers safely on and off the trams.

3) Work as tram dispatcher at the bottom station

4) Drive the trams

5) Work in the bottom station museum and information centre to greet visitors.


Enthusiasm and enjoying working with the public and other volunteers and a willingness to learn. Training for all roles given.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    15 year old minimum
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

Application Process

  • Application Form
  • Informal Discussion

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 26/02/2021

End Date: 28/02/2022

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

11.30 to 16.45 weekends only


Tramway Office, Prod Lane
BD17 5BN

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