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Volunteer Room Guide

Do you have a passion for history?

Virtually unchanged for 400 years, Ham House is internationally recognised for its collection of textiles, furniture and art which have remained in the house since the 17th century.

Our Room guides share their passion by engaging with visitors about family stories, art and love making people feel at home.

Music Volunteer

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We run a Music group for adults with disabilities. If you have a musical background or an interest in music, and would like to support our students for a few hours a week, we’d love to hear from you!

Adult Volunteer Support

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Resources for Autism are looking for outgoing but patient people who like a challenge to support adults with autism in their art groups. Creative with a sense of humour you will be able to communicate clearly not easily offended and be able to use your skills to enhance the art group. If this is you, then you will be rewarded with hands on experience with people with autism and developing your communication and creative skills.

Room Steward (18 Stafford Terrace)

Come and be a room steward at 18 Stafford Terrace!

If you are interested in learning about Victorian London and how households were run do get in touch.

We are looking for room stewards who would like to be involved in our original Victorian house, the former residence of Punch cartoonist Edward Linley Sambourne, his wife, two children and live-in servants.

Painting & Drawing Volunteer

Make a difference!

Age UK Kensington and Chelsea actively combats loneliness by connecting isolated people with their community and supporting them to join group activities. Through our range of activities, courses and clubs we provide opportunities to meet like-minded people, take trips and learn new skills.

Animator Volunteer

Could you help a health charity design animation videos to help deliver its service visually?

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency providing health and social care in Africa. Its main activities are disease prevention, treatment and medical research.

AHO is looking for dedicated volunteers to carry out graphic design and animations. The animations will concentrate on health and social topics such as HIV/AIDS.

Drama School Assistant

Great opportunity to work with young people (ages 4 - 18) from across the capital who are exploring the performing arts for both career and life skills. You will work as part of a small team of people who are passionate about the arts. Support our teachers, admin staff and students, while developing valuable transferable skills such as leadership and coaching. We are looking for help at our four branches across London, where we run classes on Wednesday evenings and Saturdays.

3D/ Architectural Design Volunteer

Interested in design, especially in interior/3D? Do you aspire to design glamourous, grand decorations that will be shown off right in the middle of central London? Well you’re in luck! With world-class performers from both the UK and the Far East, and reaching 700,000 spectators, the London Chinese New Year Celebrations is the largest of its kind outside of Asia.

LCCA is looking for committed, enthusiastic volunteers to join us in a variety of roles in the months leading up to the 2019 London Chinese New Year Celebrations on 10th February 2019.

Children’s Art workshop volunteer

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Friday, 1 November 2019

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our new children’s art group. Volunteers will take part in activities, helping children to learn a wide range of creative skills from printing to drama. The group takes place on Tybalds Estate in the heart of Holborn, and is a great way to get to know the local community whilst having fun!

Camp Volunteer

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Change the lives of children affected by serious illness and their families.

Over The Wall is a national charity that runs camps for seriously ill children. We provide a bit of respite for children whose lives are filled with hospital visits and medication. We rely on our volunteers to help our campers relax and discover they can achieve things they didn’t think they were capable of.

Social Enterprise Volunteer (Independent Shop and Gallery)

Peter Bedford Housing Association (PBHA) has been inspiring brighter futures for over forty years, supporting excluded and vulnerable adults to achieve independence and social inclusion through our supported housing and training programmes.

Art Magazine Blog Contributors

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Chrom-art is searching for art and cultural bloggers / contributors for their newly created online art magazine. We are looking for people with blogging or writing experience, who can bring excellent communication skills to the role.

If you are able to write on wide range of cultural topics, mostly focused on contemporary art, dance and theatre, you are welcome to apply with a short CV and covering letter stating your experience in blogging or writing.

Watercolour Researcher

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The Watercolour World is looking for volunteers with an interest in visual history and digital projects. TWW aims to visually recreate the world before photography by working with public and private collections to aggregate pre-1900 watercolours of record onto a single geographically-indexed website – www.watercolourworld.org We need volunteers to assist in the processing and collating of information from the collections, categorising, tagging and geolocating the images.

Reception Duties/Gallery Steward Volunteer

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Our team of volunteers are a huge part of the Foundling Museum, having being instrumental in establishing the Museum prior to its opening in 2004 and continuing to contribute to its success today. We pride ourselves on welcoming a diverse range of individuals who choose to share their time and expertise with us. The Museum could not function without them.

Volunteer Photographer

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We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable volunteers to photograph some of the Library’s event programme, as well as items from our collection as required.

Front of House and Museum Shop Volunteer

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Opportunity to contribute to the day to day running of a unique Museum in the heart of Greenwich. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to ensure that all our visitors enjoy their visit to The Fan Museum and leave with a greater understanding of the history of fans and the craft of fan making.

EFG London Jazz Festival Volunteer

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Monday, 30 September 2019

Come join the team this year and gain hands-on events experience by volunteering at EFG London Jazz Festival 2019.

We are seeking a team of volunteers with a passion for live music and events and a taste for organisation to work with us on the delivery of this year’s Festival. We are London’s biggest city-wide music festival and bring together established stars and emerging talent, reflecting the vibrant traditions of jazz and illustrating its diverse and exciting contemporary forms.

Media Arts Support Volunteer (young people)

Creative volunteers will be required to assist with the delivery of hands-on digital media sessions.

Arts and Crafts Volunteer

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Every Monday we run an Arts and Crafts session for adults with disabilities. Within this role you will be working closely with our students on a range of different activities such as sewing, painting, designing t-shirts, making greeting cards, jewellery and much much more. The work focuses on developing student’s skills and attention to detail, as well as acting a therapeutic space. This session is run by our Arts and Crafts tutor, Diana. Your main responsibilities as a volunteer will be to develop relationships with students to support and tap in to their artistic abilities.

Kith & Kids Club Volunteer

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Have a spare weekend or two?

We need volunteers to support children & adults with disabilities to get involved in sports, music, art, drama and more on our fun weekend clubs in North London

No experience needed just enthusiasm and energy!

Male volunteers especially welcome

You’ll receive training & loads of support.

After School Club

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Recruiting Now! Autumn Term, starting 17th September!

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3.30 - 5.30pm, we welcome a group of primary school children for ‘after school club’ to our Family Centre in Pimlico. Children are mostly from refugee and migrant families.

Volunteers encourage and join in on the activities, including; arts and crafts, cooking, indoor/outdoor games. The club encourages and develops children’s social and independent skills.

Music Volunteer

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We are creating a new team of Organists and Pianists to become Music Volunteers, offering you the opportunity to share your skills and help create an immersive visitor experience by bringing live music to the Palace! These organists and pianists will support a variety of fascinating events including our new monthly family fun days.

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