Whiteman Park on search for more volunteers for tramway, bus preservation and museum


Tram restoration works.
Tram restoration works.

WHITEMAN Park is scouting for more volunteers to assist at the park’s tramway, bus preservation and museum areas.

The award-winning park will hold a volunteer recruitment day on May 27 from 11am-2pm outside the Visitor Information Centre.

Positions available include volunteer mechanics, electricians and fitters at the Bus Preservation Society, drivers, conductors and electricians at the Perth Electric Tramway Society and steam and diesel locomotive drivers at Bennett Brook Railway.

Customer service positions are also needed in the motor and tractor museums and garden maintenance within the Children’s Forest.

Manager Steve Lowe said volunteers were a “huge asset” to Whiteman Park as they helped with events including planting days, guided bush walks and school holiday programs.

“Volunteering is a great way to try new skills, meet like-minded people, and get involved in park events and projects,” he said.

“Our volunteers say they really feel a sense of accomplishment after giving back to the community and love being able to take part in new experiences and develop new skills.”

National Volunteer Week runs from May 21-27.

For more information, visit https://www.whitemanpark.com.au/events/volunteer-recruitment-day.

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