• Volunteering opportunities

    THE ISLE OF WIGHT STEAM RAILWAY is a successful and expanding heritage railway, operating steam trains on some 200 days per year. We are a major tourist attraction with well over 110,000 visitors each year and we are committed to an excellent visitor experience.

    Vacancies for any full-time or part-time posts available at The Isle of Wight Steam Railway will normally be advertised on this page.

    We currently have both Volunteer and Non-volunteer vacancies available at the Railway:-


    Seasonal Catering Assistant

    We have a seasonal vacancy for a Catering Assistant within our Catering Department.
    The role will be ideally suited to:
    -        An individual with a genuine desire and ability to deliver excellent customer service
    -        A team player able to work efficiently under pressure and offering an ability to 
             learn quickly
    -        Someone with an open mind towards flexibility including hours / days of work
    -        An individual who will embrace our 5 star food hygiene standards
    -        Previous catering experience is not essential, this is a customer facing role
    Please note the post is based at Havenstreet Station so own transport is essential
    Apply in writing / email and include your full CV and a brief statement of your suitability to the role.

    Send to: Di Hollander, The Isle of Wight Railway Co Ltd, The Railway Station, Main Road, Havenstreet PO33 4DS

    Volunteering Opportunities

    We currently require individuals to work in all departments throughout the Railway.  Take a look at our Volunteer pages.  Whether you are looking for an interesting and rewarding volunteer role or to acquire training and a skill set for your CV, we have something for you.

    You can download a Volunteer leaflet below or contact our Volunteer Coordinator by e-mail at volunteer@iwsteamrailway.co.uk   Or you can telephone on 01983 882204.

    To see what's available go to the Volunteer pages - click HERE for further information

    • Station Maintenance
    • Gardening
    • Fund-raising
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Operating trains
    • Catering
    • Administration
    • Carriage & Wagon
    • Special Events
    • Train Story Guide
    • Customer Service / Booking Clerk