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National Army Museum

The National Army Museum is a leading authority on the British Army and its impact on society past and present. We examine the Army’s role from the British Civil Wars to the modern day. Through our collections we preserve and share stories of ordinary people with extraordinary responsibilities. We explore the role of the Army and its relevance today.

We aim to be a first class museum that moves, inspires, challenges, educates and entertains.

Role Aim: 

> To assist with the delivery of the National Army Museum’s new monthly session for under 5’s, Tiny Troopers.

> To offer volunteers a unique opportunity to play a key role in the Museum’s family learning offer, while gaining experience working with a national museum.


> To assist with set-up and packing away of Tiny Troopers, the museum’s new under 5’s early years drop ins.

> To support a freelancer facilitator with the delivery of the session.

> To collect feedback from families that attend the session.

Skills needed: 

Would suit someone:

> who is friendly and approachable.

> with a good standard of spoken English.

> with good communication skills.

> who is willing to learn and be part of team.

>who has an understanding of good customer service.

> who has experience of working with children under 5.


> Full in-house training will be provided that is specific to the role.

> Expenses: reasonable out of pocket travel expenses to and from the Museum, and reimbursement for a sandwich lunch.

> Volunteers’ Handbook and regular feedback meetings.

> Regular contact with designated supervisor.

Royal Hospital Road Chelsea London SW3 4HT
Time commitment: 
3-5 hours per week
Opening times: 

Once you’ve registered interest in this volunteering role, we’ll send your name and UCL email address to the organisation for their records. You’ll also receive information about the next steps to take if you do wish to take things forward. The organisation has signed up to our code of standards, which includes a commitment to protecting your data. We won’t share your information with anyone unless you’ve given explicit consent to. We’ll also retain your details so we can follow up to see how you’re getting on with your volunteering and offer support if necessary. We take good care of your data – you can see full details here