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Volunteer in South Kensington

There are many different opportunities to volunteer in South Kensington and something for every interest! Volunteering offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in this vibrant London neighborhood while also creating a positive impact on the local community and beyond! Get involved and discover the many different ways that volunteers contribute to the museums and institutions throughout South Kensington:

Design museum

Volunteers help with the day-to-day visitor experience, and there are sometimes short-term roles available helping the different museum teams with their work. Find out more about volunteering at the Design Museum here.

Kensington Palace

Historic Royal Palaces look for volunteers to help with a range of activities at the palaces, including Kensington Palace. Check for vacancies here.

Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park

If you love the outdoors, you might be interested in volunteering in one of the Royal Parks. Volunteers help with guided tours, educational activities, accessibility for visitors and many other roles. Find out more about volunteering in the parks on the Royal Parks website.

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum volunteer program is extensive and includes a range of short to long-term roles. Volunteers work in visitor experience and educational roles throughout the museum. Check out the latest vacancies at the Natural History Museum here.

V&A Museum

The V&A offers volunteer opportunities on information desks, tour guides and disability support roles. Some of these roles are for students, so be sure to check carefully if the role is right for you. Check for current V&A vacancies here.

Science Museum

Volunteers at the Science Museum help with general visitor interactions, object handling activities and educational roles. Roles may also come up for specific temporary exhibitions which can be really unique! Find out more about volunteering at the museum here.

Leighton House and Sambourne House

Volunteering is a wonderful way to learn more about Lord Leighton, Linley Sambourne and the artworks in the collections and bring them to life for visitors. You can meet likeminded people, recharge your creativity or treat yourself with your volunteer discount in the café or shop! Find out more here.

For more information about what's happening in South Kensington, visit our Discover More section.

Volunteering at the Natural History Museum

Volunteering at the Royal Parks

Volunteering at the Design Museum