Volunteer with us

Volunteers provide integral support across The Postal Museum. From visitor experience to back-of-house projects, there's a lot to gain from volunteering.

There are many different reasons for choosing to volunteer and, through the roles we offer, The Postal Museum aims to support and encourage volunteers to develop personal and professional skills within the museum sector.

Types of roles

We have a variety of public facing and office based volunteer roles at the Museum. Examples include:

  • Visitor experience (Weekdays and/or weekends)
  • Schools volunteering (Weekdays and/or weekends)
  • Curatorial projects (Weekdays)
  • Digital projects (Weekdays)

Details of tasks involved, time commitment and the skills and experience that can be gained will be detailed in the role descriptions attached to each opportunity.

Current Opportunities

Saturday Discovery Room Volunteer

The Discovery Room at the Postal Museum is where anyone can find out more about the history of the postal service, study material from the Royal Mail archive and use our reference library.
We are looking for a volunteer to join us in the Discovery Room on Saturdays.

Closing date for applications: Friday 13 September 2019
Successful applicants will be invited to a selection day on: Saturday 28 September 2019

Please download the application form, complete and submit via e-mail. Or, alternatively, please print and send to:
Volunteer Manager, The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DA

Download full role description Application form (PDF)

Enquire about volunteering

Please use this form to request more information about becoming a volunteer.

Alternatively please contact the Volunteer Manager
Email: volunteers@postalmuseum.org
Phone: 0300 0300 700 (ext. 603)
Post: The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DA

How and why we use your information

The information you provide us with will be used to send you emails about volunteering opportunities which may be of interest and to process your application. We will keep your information secure and will delete it in line with our retention procedures. We won’t share your information with any third party for their own marketing purposes without your consent. You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time. Please see our Privacy Policy for further details about our processing and your rights or email dataprotection@postalmuseum.org