The London Canal Museum is a registered charity and an Accredited Museum run and staffed mainly by volunteers, to professional standards.
We are always looking out for new people with a variety of skills. People with specific skills to offer are espcially welcome. The range of tasks in running a museum is very varied.
If you are interested in volunteering, contact firstname.lastname@example.org except where otherwise stated.
Museum volunteers are motivated by a wide range of factors. Here are some of the common ones but it is not an exclusive list!
We will re-imburse travel expenses and all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses and up to £3 per day for lunch food when a full day is worked. These are reimbursed by cheque, usually once a month, or more often if there are larger sums involved.
Currently we are looking for volunteers to undertake the following roles - click on the role title to find out more
Front-of-House Volunteers (0945-1700 Tuesdays to Sundays, one or two days per fortnight)
Adult Group Customer Services (both administrative and practical)
In this section we list vacancies for volunteer positions which we are currently seeking to fill. Please remember that all positions are unpaid - do not apply if you are looking for a salary.
This is an Internship opportunity for someone wanting to gain experience of heritage interpretation for visitors. No prior knowledge is needed as training will be provided. Three days per week on average including alternate weekends. Two positions. Please Download a detailed role description. This includes background information and where to apply and ask questions.
Our volunteers and trustees are very busy and we can always do with an extra helping hand in the following areas: