Become a member of our award-winning team and be a part of one of Devon's Top Attractions and Heritage Railways. There are lots of volunteer opportunities at Seaton Tramway, from meet & greeters to engineering to tram driving!

This is what the Tramway’s volunteers say are the benefits of volunteering:
Through volunteering at Seaton Tramway you can:

  • Build your confidence
  • Learn new skills
  • Use existing skills
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Achieve something worthwhile
  • Keep fit and active
  • Boost your happiness and well-being
  • Improve your CV
  • Help you find employment
  • Gain a sense of purpose

Volunteers can carry out a number of duties in the company. Duties include:

Making an application:


Seaton Tramway is a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcomes applications from disabled people. If disabled applicants meet the minimum essential criteria for the job, they will be offered an interview and reasonable adjustments will be made where necessary to make the interview process accessible.

If you are interested in one of our advertised roles, you should contact Steve Waite, our Commercial Manager, by telephone on 01297 20375, by email at [email protected] or by letter to Steve Waite, Seaton Tramway, Riverside Depot, Seaton, Devon EX12 2NQ, to ask for more information and an application form.


You can ask for an application form to be sent by email or post, or alternatively you can arrange to pick one up from one of our stations.


Please let us know if you require additional support to complete the application, or require it in large print.


We accept applications electronically (scanned and emailed) as well as paper versions. For disabled applicants we are also able to accept recorded video applications.




We aim to shortlist within one week of the closing date. We will contact you by email as soon as possible after this to let you know if you have been shortlisted for an interview. If you would prefer to be contacted by telephone or letter please let us know in your application.

If you need any help or adjustments to enable you to attend an interview, please let us know.


The interview panel will normally be made up of between one and three individuals. 


All applicants will be notified of the outcome within one week of the final interview.  A formal job offer will be sent by post to the successful applicant.