Get involved

There are a number of varied and exciting opportunities at the museum which are offered throughout the year, from volunteering to freelancer work and job opportunities.  

Young People's Programme Administrator

Location: Covent Garden
Deadline: Friday 14 July 2017, 17:00
Salary: £24,500

Join our dynamic Learning team at London Transport Museum as the Young People’s Programme Administrator to help us deliver programmes that support young people to lead happy and fulfilling lives.

This role will place you as the backbone of two programmes, Route into Work and Engineering Ambassadors.

As a successful Young People’s Programme Administrator, you will have high standards of organisation, experience of supporting a team to deliver a range of programmes and events (not necessarily in the arts, cultural or heritage sectors) and excellent at communicating with a range of people. 


More information: Young People's Programme Administrator 2017 [114.6 KB PDF]

To apply for this role please email a copy of your CV and covering letter, detailing how you feel your experiences match the person specification, to [email protected]

Learning volunteer: Family Depot Tours

Location: Acton Depot
Closing date: 26 June 2017, 9am

London Transport Museum is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to lead tours for families at Acton Depot, the Museum’s store. Do you enjoy engaging children and families in a variety of ways? Or do you have a passion for the history of London and its transport, represented by the collections at Acton Depot? Are you keen to work with others to share existing skills and learn new ones?


For more information: Learning volunteer: Family holiday activities May 2017 [285 KB PDF]
To apply: Learning volunteer: Family holiday activities application form May 2017 [986 KB DOC] 

Learning volunteer: St Mungo's volunteer project

Location: St. Mungo’s Recovery College (Southwark SE1) / London Transport Museum, Covent Garden
Closing date: 28 June 2017, 2pm

With an exciting programme in store, we are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic team of volunteers to support and help to deliver a series of activities in collaboration with St. Mungo’s Broadway charity based in Southwark, London. The sessions will run during the Autumn term (September - December) of this year and will explore the Museum’s unique moquette collection through informal discussions, visits and workshops with curators and a specialist artist. 


For more information: Learning volunteer: St Mungo's volunteer project June 2017 [285 KB PDF]
To apply: Learning volunteer:St Mungo's volunteer project application form June 2017 [986 KB DOC]

Learning volunteer: Family holiday activities 

Location: Covent Garden
Closing date: 3 July 2017

Do you enjoy engaging with children and adults, helping others, and working as 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 and education offer that our visitors deserve. 

You’ll be supporting our excellent Learning team, helping the Museum maintain a high standard of visitor experience during busy periods. You will be a friendly face to help bring the Museum to life, welcoming visitors, answering their questions, supporting families during the holidays and could lead to supporting school visits during term time. 


For more information: Learning volunteer: Family holiday activities May 2017 [260 KB PDF]
To apply: Learning volunteer: Family holiday activities application form May 2017 [980 KB DOC] 

Welcome Host volunteers

Location: Covent Garden
Closing date: Monday 10 July 2017

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

We are looking for volunteers with commitment, enthusiasm and a passion for museum collections to support our excellent Customer Services team during a busy holiday period. Our volunteers offer a warm welcome to visitors on arrival, assisting with the admissions process and providing visitors with any information they need for their visit. Supervising our collection provides an opportunity to engage with our visitors whilst learning about the history of London Transport.

We ask that you can offer at least 5 days during the Summer period.  We are happy to discuss this further during the group interview. 

  • Informal group interviews will be held on Thursday 13 July lasting up to one hour
  • You are required to be available for an induction and training on Wednesday 19 July from 1.30pm – 4.30pm


For more information: Volunteer Welcome Host role description [960 KB DOC]
To apply: Welcome Host volunteer application form [983KB DOC]

Learning volunteer: Early years

Location: Covent Garden
Closing date: Ongoing recruitment

Do you enjoy interacting with young children, singing and moving, and working as a team to deliver fun and engaging educational activities?

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to support our Singing and Stories sessions for families with children under five on Tuesdays, and our All Aboard nursery sessions for children aged three to four on Thursdays. Since the launch of our family galleries, we’ve had a busy and exciting time creating new programmes to interact directly with our youngest visitors.

You’ll be engaging with young children and families taking part in fun, hands-on activities during their visit to the Museum, and helping to show parents, carers and nursery teachers how they can learn with their children. 


For more information: Learning volunteer: Early years role description May 2017 [262 KB PDF]
To apply: Learning volunteer: Early years application form May 2017 [986 KB DOC]

Contact us

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