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VOLUNTEER ON HMAS CASTLEMAINE

What You Can Offer HMAS Castlemaine

HMAS Castlemaine volunteers
HMAS Castlemaine volunteers
The easiest way to become involved in HMAS Castlemaine is to become a volunteer. Volunteers can fulfil personal interests, connect with the past and develop new skills, while making a real contribution to the ongoing restoration and maintenance of the ship. It is only through the work of volunteers that HMAS Castlemaine can be preserved for future generations to enjoy.

Volunteers have been involved in every aspect of restoring the ship, from tracking down original fittings, welding, installing and machining new components to archiving, displaying and restoring artefacts.

There is no set of skills wasted on board, as HMAS Castlemaine is a microcosm of wider life, with a place for every skill imaginable. New volunteers will find an atmosphere of camaraderie and cheer and a chance to use their skills and experiences for a common purpose, while learning new ones along the way.

There is no age limit for volunteers, and women are encouraged to join the ranks as well. Our volunteer days are Tuesdays and weekends, and you can come along as often or infrequently as you are able, so long as you are willing to have fun and be involved. If you or someone you know would enjoy a chance to make new friends on Castlemaine, simply contact us.

What HMAS Castlemaine Can Offer You

HMAS Castlemaine volunteers
HMAS Castlemaine volunteers

The Maritime Trust of Australia has a long history of supporting and recognising the people who make up the crew. Volunteering on HMAS Castlemaine: