• 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:-


    We currently have no vacancies for paid staff at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

    Volunteering Opportunities

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