Operating Staff/Platform/Ticket Collectors

At the IW Steam Railway the Operating department is probably one of the most diverse departments on the Steam railway covering a number of operations including Porter, Ticket Collector, Station Foreman and Guard. As a member of the Operating department you, along with the others on the Team, will be the face of the Railway. We need Staff in all areas of Operating.

For some of the above no experience is necessary as full training will be given.


• An interest in preserving an important part of Britain's national heritage

• A team player with the ability to take responsibility

• Good communication skills an asset

• Friendly and helpful

Whether you like the idea of making new friends and just helping out or something more challenging, we can train you and find you something to do! Even helping to keep the facilities tidy would ease the workload! Our enthusiastic team includes people from a wide variety of backgrounds, men and women, young and not-so-young, so whatever your background you can be assured of a warm welcome.


  • Diversity and equal opportunities policy
  • Accessibility
  • Child Protection
  • Complaints Policy
  • Confidentially Policy
  • DBS check required
  • Ex Offenders
  • Expenses reimbursed
    For authorised expenditure.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Suitable for Supported Volunteering
  • Suitable for Under 16's
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Vulnerable Adults Policy
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/09/2017

End Date: 30/04/2023

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Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No No No


The Railway Station
Main Road
Isle of Wight
PO33 4DS

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