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School and Family Programming Volunteer

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Do you want to gain hands on, practical experience of working with school and family groups in a heritage setting? Do you want experience of developing and delivering educational programming for a range of ages including under 5s’ Then this role of School and Family Programming Volunteer is for you.

Outdoor Explainer Volunteer

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We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to support the outdoor team at Kenwood House in ensuring all visitors have an enjoyable and safe visit.

Based outside, in the immediate vicinity of Kenwood House you will:

• Provide a physical presence to all those using the grounds closest to Kenwood House, helping to preserve and protect the building and the Estate

• Be a friendly point of contact to those outside, answering questions and providing directions to parts of the estate

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.

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.

Blogger

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We are looking for well-informed and self-motivated writers to contribute regularly to The Wiener Library blog by writing articles about significant anniversaries, Library events, reviews of books/films or current issues relating to the Library. All Volunteer Bloggers will attend an induction at the Library to learn about its history and our current work.

Volunteer Book Reviewer

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We’re looking for committed and enthusiastic students (Masters or PhD level in a relevant discipline) to review new books on the Holocaust and genocide selected by the Library. All Volunteer Book Reviewers will attend an induction at the Library to learn about its history and our current work. Although this role can be completely remotely, Book Reviewers are encouraged to make use of the Reading Room and therefore will be made familiar with resources during the induction session. All articles will be proof read by a staff member before they are published online.

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.

Visitor Assistant

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Visitor Assistants are the face of Highgate Cemetery. They are responsible for welcoming visitors, selling tickets and sharing information. Our best visitor assistants always have a smile on their face and provide a warm welcome to anyone coming into the cemetery. No previous experience necessary, training provided.

Admissions and Information Desk Volunteer

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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

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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)

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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.

Shout Out Loud Young Producer

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We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and energetic volunteers aged 16-21 to assist English Heritage in creating a ‘Youth Brand’ to use across the three year and work with the Project Manager to create a ‘big event’ at the end of the year.

You will have the chance to shape a national project, develop and share creative and digital skills, gain great experience to include in your CV and obtain Training and Volunteering Certificates to show to employers and education providers.

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!

Learning Team Volunteers

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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

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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 Steward

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Bletchley Park, home of the code breakers, is credited with shortening World War 2 by two years breaking the Enigma code. Stewarding here means that you’re on the frontline interacting with our visitors, having exciting conversations about history and code breaking, looking out for our exhibits and protecting valuable collections. Don’t worry about the history – you don’t have to be a code breaker to work here! We’ll give you all the necessary training and support. Just have an enthusiasm for people, a friendly approach and interest in what happened here during WW 2.

Volunteer Events Assistant

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Volunteer as an Events Assistant at the National Trust’s Osterley Park.

Fancy being an elf for the day? Or are you a champion at putting up deckchairs’ There’s nothing like a fun day out, and Events Assistants help us to make them happen at Osterley Park.

Volunteer for the National Trust and gain valuable experience in the heritage and events sector

Work with a fantastic team of experienced volunteers and industry experts

Volunteer Programme Digital Communication Assistant.

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Are you passionate about social media and volunteering? We’re looking for someone to help engage our current volunteer base through digital communication and community engagement. It’s an exciting way to get involved with the museum while we undergo a two-year transformative period.

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