Get Involved


There are always opportunities to volunteer at Ryedale Folk Museum. So if you have a few hours a week or a month and want to join our dedicated team, then contact Craig Irving (Operations Manager) who can talk to you about what volunteering entails.

You can find out more at our Volunteer Recruitment Day on Wednesday 21 February.

We are currently seeking volunteers to help in the following areas:

Admissions/Shop – selling tickets and gift shop items, providing information and great customer service for our visitors.

Education – delivering educational workshops for school and other learning-based groups covering a range of themes and historical periods.

Job Vacancies

If you want to work in a fantastic setting, have a practical approach and are good at working with people, then we are currently looking for a Buildings and Grounds Officer who will be responsible for the care and maintenance of the Museum’s site.

For more details download the:

Job Description and Personal Specification

Application Form

Diversity Monitoring Form

Closing date – Midnight on Sunday 11 March

Interviews – Monday 19 March

For an informal chat about the role contact Craig Irving on 01751 417367



There are many ways that you can support the Museum – and becoming an individual or corporate sponsor is one of those. We have a range of support packages available, and many come with benefits to share with your staff, colleagues and families.

For more information, download our Corporate Sponsorship Brochure.

We are very pleased and proud to announce that our current sponsors are:

Ryedale Garages / Kia

Wold Ecology – sponsorship of our traditional cornfield

Askew Brook – sponsorship of our Village Store & Post Office

Towler’s Chemists of Kirkbymoorside – sponsorship of our Chemist’s Shop

Adam Collier Funeral Services – sponsorship of the Undertaker’s


Become a Trustee

If you think that you could help run Ryedale Folk Museum and assist with its strategic direction, then you may want to consider becoming a Museum trustee. We are currently seeking new trustees with the right skills and experience to support the Museum operation.

To find out more, download the trustee role description, which includes details on how to apply.


If you have enjoyed your visit or would like to support the Museum and its work, then why not consider a financial donation? All donations are gratefully received by the Museum and will always be put to good use.

Please download our donation and gift aid form to make a donation or you can donate by PayPal using the following link: