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Volunteering Opportunities at The Black Watch

  • Are you interested in getting involved in your local community?
  • Do you enjoy meeting and talking with new people?
  • Do you have a keen interest in history, art, and culture?

The Black Watch Castle and Museum is home to a volunteer programme which is geared towards providing educational experiences and opportunities for personal growth in many fields. Positions available include:

  • Front of House
  • Greeter
  • Tour Guide
  • Events Assistant
  • Learning and Audiences Support
  • Marketing Support
  • Research Assistant
  • Bistro Support
Retail Staff and Volunteer

These positions provide our volunteers with experience in many different fields throughout Balhousie Castle

  • Hospitality- Provide support to our staff in the award-winning Bistro at the Castle to provide our signature five-star service with a smile.
  • Tourism-  Join our Front of House team to facilitate tour groups through the museum and give detailed stories about the history of The Black Watch.
  • Education- Assist school groups throughout their visit and support the Learning and Audiences Officer in creating and implementing educational programmes.
  • History & Heritage- The Black Watch’s legacy consists of 267 years as an independent regiment and lives on within the Royal Regiment of Scotland. The heritage you could work with and be near every day is a big part of the story of Scotland’s past and people.
  • Business- Volunteering at The Black Watch Castle and Museum provides a window into the day-to-day operation of a museum.
  • Retail- Provide support to our Front of House team by facilitating transactions, assisting with inventory, and providing five-star service to guests.
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Please fill out the application form to indicate areas of interest and learn about our availability.

Email the form to or send it to The Learning and Audience Officer at Balhousie Castle, Hay Street, Perth, PH1 5HR.

There’s a place for everyone at Balhousie Castle!

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