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Volunteering is vital to the Horniman Museum and Gardens.

Engage Volunteer Programme

  • Be part of our fast growing Engage Volunteer programme
  • Assist the Learning team in interacting with our diverse visitors, including young families
  • Volunteer on specific days each week, or during term / holidays
  • Based in Nature Base, the Natural History and African Worlds galleries, the Gardens and elsewhere
  • Role requires minimum commitment of at least one day per week for eight weeks.

To apply for the Engage volunteer programme please complete and return the application form below to volunteering@horniman.ac.uk:

We will send a Taster Day invitation to those submitting successful application forms. Please do not turn up to a Taster Day without a confirmed booking from the Volunteering Team, as you will not be able to participate.

For more information about the Engage volunteer programme please contact the Volunteering team at volunteering@horniman.ac.uk.


Unfortunately, we cannot respond to speculative applications for roles other than those listed here.