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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.

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.

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.

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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Join the London Museum of Water & Steam and gain experience working with visitors in a Museum setting. We’re recruiting front of house volunteers to welcome our visitors to the Museum, as well as provide information and assist with queries.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 Ranger

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Rangers love the countryside and being out in the fresh air, so they know what our outdoor visitors need. They’re great at taking care of the wildlife and stunning landscapes of Osterley, for ever, for everyone.

By getting involved, you could:

Feel the wind in your hair, and get a tan without trying

Help look after important landscapes for future generations

Use your passion for the outdoors and share your knowledge with visitors

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.

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