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Events Assistant

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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.

Museum Assistant Volunteer

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The Museum Assistant role is fast-paced and varied, with the Museum Assistant being involved in various tasks throughout the day. The duties of Museum Assistant range from sales and cash handling, promoting Gift-aid donations, queue management, way-finding, and information assistance. We are looking for volunteers who would ideally like to donate one 4 hour every week, either as a 10:00-14:00 shift, or a 14:00-18:00 shift, for a minimum of 3 months. Ideally you will be able to start immediately, although this is not essential.

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.

Crew member

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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.

Room Guide (18 Stafford Terrace)

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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

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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.

Front of House Volunteer

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London Canal Museum is dedicated to educating and inspiring our visitors with the history of London’s canals – how they’ve shaped London’s development, the ordinary people that lived and worked on them, as well as the entrepreneurs who profited from them. We want to pass on the heritage of the canals so that future generations can learn about London’s industrial and social past.

Volunteer Room Guide

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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

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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.

Front of House Volunteer

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Are you up for being involved in London’s most exciting new arts venue?

Shoreditch Town Hall is looking for volunteers to get involved in a range of activities. Whether it be as an usher in our current season of artistic work, serving tea and coffee at events or distributing leaflets, your interests and skills are incredibly important to us.

Social Enterprise Volunteer (Independent Shop and Gallery)

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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.

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.

Volunteer Room Guide

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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

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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.

Gallery & Exhibition Assistant Volunteer

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Friday, 30 August 2019

The National Army Museum is looking for a Gallery & Exhibition Assistant Volunteer, to help visitors in the exhibition space on remembering WWI. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience working with a national museum collection.

Explainer

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We are looking for volunteers to join our friendly and dedicated visitor experience volunteer team, helping our visitors to understand and enjoy their visit.

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.

Gallery Steward

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Two Temple Place is a spectacular neo-gothic mansion on London’s Victoria Embankment, owned and run by The Bulldog Trust. The building is transformed into an exhibition venue for three months each year and we rely on our fantastic team of friendly and dedicated volunteers to make our exhibitions a success.

Tour Guide

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We’re looking for enthusiastic, confident and friendly volunteers to guide tours around the Wiener Library. If you’re looking to develop your confidence, public speaking skills and knowledge of the subject matter, the volunteering as a Tour Guide is for you.

Email learning@wienerlibrary.co.uk for more information!

Front of House Volunteer

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Handel & Hendrix in London promotes the knowledge, awareness and enjoyment of Handel and Hendrix’s music to as wide a public audience as possible. We strive to inspire, educate and inform visitors through a series of concerts, talks and exhibitions about the two famous residents of neighbouring houses in Brook Street. We are looking for enthusiastic, pro-active and open-minded individuals to join our large and sociable volunteer team.

Front of House Volunteer

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Fulham Palace’s restoration project ‘Discovering the Bishop of London’s Palace at Fulham’ is due for completion in May 2019. Our museum is transforming and will comprise more exhibition spaces and visitor engagement activities across all of our accessible historic rooms. Come and join our brand new Front of House team!

Readers Services Volunteer

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Friday, 30 August 2019

The National Army Museum is looking for a Readers Services Volunteer to assist Templer Study Centre Manager, Readers Services Officer and other Curators to staff the Templer Study Centre during opening hours. If you would like to gain experience working within a national museum, this is the opportunity for you!

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