Volunteer with us

Our volunteers offer an authentic voice breathing life into the stories behind communication, ensuring our collections are accessible to all.

Whatever your motivation or location we have an exciting volunteering role to suit you and the time you wish to donate to us.

By giving some of your time to volunteer with us we will support you to:

  • Develop new skills.
  • Meet new people.
  • Take part in unique experiences.

Volunteer roles

There are a variety of volunteer roles at the museum to choose from.

  • Visitor Experience

    Bring our museum collections to life, share stories and tailor visits to inspire our audiences to make meaningful connections.

  • Learning

    Be part of the team delivering accessible visits for schools, families and communities, bringing fun, enjoyment and creativity to the museum.

  • After hours

    Walk the tracks, meet inspirational speakers and take part in unique activities as a volunteer out-of-hours.

  • Off-site

    Contribute to our collections without having to leave home by taking part in one of our remote volunteering projects.

Current opportunities

Help us transcribe the health histories of Victorian postal workers

We are looking for volunteers to transcribe records remotely from The Postal Museum archive for the Addressing Health Project. To sign up and for more information, visit: addressinghealth.org.uk/opportunities/

Enquire about volunteering

We are still hoping to run some volunteering activity remotely during museum closure, complete the form below to make sure you are the first to know about new roles.


Alternatively please contact the Volunteer Manager
Email: [email protected]
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 [email protected]