Get involved

There are a number of varied and exciting opportunities at the museum which are offered throughout the year, from Volunteering and Internships through to Work Experience and Placements. Please see the relevant section of the website, or contact us for more information.

Current Vacancies

Spoken Word Project - Battle of the Somme

Introduction session: Thursday 28 July

We are looking for volunteers aged 18-25 to take part in a spoken word project over the summer to help us commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. No previous experience necessary just lots of enthusiasm!

We are particularly interested to hear from people living in the borough of Haringey or who have an interest in or connection to this area.

Working with a spoken word artist you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work alongside other creative people
  • Develop your writing and performance skills
  • Attend a live performance event
  • Have your work displayed in an exhibition
  • Gain a Bronze Arts Award 
  • Perform at an exhibition launch event at Bruce Castle Museum in Tottenham

The time commitment is eight sessions over the course of August and September plus a launch event in October.

How to apply

We will be holding an introduction session on Thursday 28 July where you can find out more about the project. If you are interested in attending the introduction or just want to find out more information then please contact [email protected] or [email protected] by Monday 25 July with a paragraph about your background and why you wish to take part. 

We aim to be a flexible as possible so even if you’re not sure you can commit to the project but want to get involved then please get in touch for an informal chat. Sessions will take place at the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden or at a local venue in Tottenham. Travel expenses for volunteers will be covered throughout the project. 

This is part of a wider Battle Bus project commemorating the First World War, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and London Transport Museum Friends.

Welcome Host Volunteer - Weekends

Deadline: Wednesday 17 August 2016

Do you enjoy working in a customer facing environment, engaging with children and adults, and working as a part of a team? 

We are looking for volunteers with commitment, enthusiasm and a passion for people and museums to ensure the high standard of customer service offer that our visitors deserve.  

You’ll be supporting our excellent Customer Services team, helping the Museum maintain a high standard of visitor experience during our busy weekends. You will be a friendly face to help bring the Museum to life, welcoming visitors, answering their questions.

Role profile and application form [956 KB]

Further information

Volunteer guidelines [1.76 MB]

Contact us

Tel: +44 (0)20 7565 7264
Email: [email protected]