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Admissions and Information Desk Volunteer

Organisation: 

The Jewish Museum London is more than a building housing beautiful religious objects. We engage with people of all ages, backgrounds and faiths to bring Jewish culture, heritage and identity into the wider story of Britain. Our collections, exhibitions and activities give a sense of discovery and creativity and our education programmes inspire people to take a stand against racism and to look at the world from a different point of view.

Education Assistants

The Ragged School Museum is offering an exciting opportunity to join their successful Education Team. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with excellent communication skills to help deliver educational sessions to visiting primary schools. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with children or if you want to work in the museum/heritage sector. Volunteers will need to commit to one day a week (10.15am to 1.15pm) for an ongoing period (Monday or Friday only).

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.

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.

Volunteer Welcome 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 Welcome Guides offer a high standard of customer service to our visitors. They’ll inform visitors of daily events and sell guidebooks.

Opportunity: Room Steward

To enhance the visitor experience by ensuring a high level of customer service and answering any questions visitors may have about Charles Dickens or the Museum when appropriate.


Opportunity: Front of House Volunteer

Volunteers play an invaluable and integral part in the everyday operations of our unique and beautiful historic houses, and make a valuable contribution to our work too. Handel & Hendrix in London provides a stimulating environment for volunteers to develop their knowledge, meet new people and acquire new skills.


Opportunity: Public Programmes & Tour Guide Volunteer

> Provide a welcoming environment and rewarding learning experience to museum visitors through guided tours and customer support at talks, events and workshops for adults
> Help visitors gain a deeper level of understanding about the themes and issues explored in the Museum*s galleries and public programmes
> To offer volunteers a unique opportunity to play a key role while gaining experience working with a national museum collection of historic importance


Opportunity: Social Enterprise Volunteer (Independent Shop and Gallery)

To support the day to day operations at Outpost, Peter Bedford Housing Association*s social enterprise shop and gallery on Holloway Road.


Opportunity: Events Assistant

Our Event Assistants help set up and welcome visitors at the Library’s programmed events which usually take place on weekday evenings, although there are some daytime and weekend events.


Learning Team Volunteers

Our learning team volunteers bring history to life for visitors to Kenwood House. We need your help to support and lead activity sessions for children, young families and school groups.

Are you interested in gaining some new skills and meeting new people in one of London’s hidden gems’ Kenwood House is set on the edge of Hampstead Heath and surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens. The House enjoys breath-taking interiors, a stunning art collection and period gardens which are free to the public to enjoy.

Volunteer Tour Guide

Organisation: 

At Oaklands School, we passionately believe that students should be exposed to a wide range of cultural opportunities. Living in Tower Hamlets, one of the most deprived boroughs in the country, many of our students lack the cultural capital of other young people. Many of our students have not been to many museums and therefore part of our enrichment program involves taking them to museums and showing them how to engage with the exhibits.

Volunteer Photographer

Organisation: 

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.

Volunteer Room Guide

If only these walls could talk! That’s why our volunteer room guides make such a difference. They’re passionate about family stories, art and interiors, and love making people feel at home. They know all the must-see spots, and help us to share the ways we’re looking after them.

By getting involved, you could

Get to know Osterley Park by heart and learn its secrets

Use your people skills to welcome and inspire visitors from all over the world

Be part of a varied and enthusiastic team and make new friends

Social Media & Blogs Assistant / Website and PR Volunteer

Join the London Museum of Water & Steam at an incredibly transformative time in it’s history. Work with the marketing lead to develop and implement plans for our website, our social media profiles, and our press relations.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right volunteer to develop a career in museums, and responsibilities can be tailored to fit the volunteer’s interests.

Crew member

Have great days on the water on a traditional narrowboat!

Our aim is to offer disadvantaged community groups an experience of a canal trip on a traditional narrowboat. We run and maintain ‘Tarporley’ - a historic Northwich narrowboat, converted to carry 12 passengers. We mainly do day or evening trips but also longer ones as passengers & crew can sleep aboard.

Opportunity: Shout Out Loud Young Producer

Shout Out Loud aims to give young people a voice in stories and ideas of the past, by placing them at the very heart of the project.


Opportunity: Front of House Volunteer

As a regular member of the Front of House team you are the welcoming face of the museum. Working in teams of 2 or 3 volunteers, with training, you will learn how to provide a friendly and informative visit for all our visitors.


Opportunity: Volunteer Tour Guide

Bring the history of Hackney*s oldest house alive for members of the public.


Opportunity: Room Steward (18 Stafford Terrace)

The aim of the role is to help visitors have a better experience of the house


Room Guide (18 Stafford Terrace)

Would you like to gain experience working in a museum and engaging with the public?

18 Stafford Terrace was the home of Punch cartoonist Edward Linley Sambourne, his wife Marion, their two children and their live-in servants. A late Victorian family home it is preserved almost entirely intact, giving a memorable insight into the lives of the Sambournes and the world in which they lived.

Museum Assistant

Featuring over 12,000 original items from the unique Robert Opie Collection, discover how well-loved brands evolved through their creative use of packaging and advertising - and how we evolved with them. The history of consumer culture is revealed decade by decade in our ?time tunnel?, from the naive charm of the Victorian era to the sophistication of today.

Events Assistant

Organisation: 

We are looking for reliable and friendly volunteers to help set up and welcome visitors at the Library’s programmed events which usually take place on weekday evenings, although there are some daytime and weekend events. The Library has a varied programme of events including: Film screenings, Exhibition views, Book launches, Public lectures, Fundraising events, Workshops and Open House.

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