Come and join us as a volunteer at this exciting time in the history of the Sir John Soane’s Museum! As a volunteer with us you will gain the chance to meet a variety of people, make friends, learn new skills and experience the complexities of working in this unique house museum. Keep an eye on this page over the coming months for all the latest news and volunteer opportunities within the Museum…
Positions Currently Available:
An exciting opportunity for you to get involved in the work of the Sir John Soane’s Museum and become an integral part of our team. Working alongside knowledgeable and experienced members of museum staff, you will be responsible for key front-of-house activities and providing visitors with a warm welcome to the Soane Museum. For more details, please follow this link>>.
We are seeking a volunteer to assist in the day-to-day running of the Sir John Soane’s Museum shop. This role would be perfect for someone who has a strong customer service ethic, a friendly and confident manner and is comfortable with cash handling and learning to operate a till. For more details on this fabulous role at the heart of the Museum, please follow this link>>.
The Museum also offers the opportunity for students or recent graduates. Please see below for more details:
Our curatorial volunteer programme is intended for young people who seriously intend to take up a career in museums. In order to gain a good working knowledge of the Museum we try to provide a balanced programme of work which includes curatorial projects as well as routine tasks that make a real contribution to the Museum. For more details, please follow this link>>.
Museum Education Placements
The Museum offers 4-month placements in the Education Department, for graduates who have decided to pursue a career in Museum Education. The placements have been filled for the forthcoming academic year. Information will appear here when we are ready to invite applications for future placements.
Work Experience Placements
We offer a limited number of work experience placements throughout the year; our main focus is towards year 10 students from inner London schools. Students should be interested in architecture, history and works of art and will ideally be someone intending to do a degree and considering a future career in museums. For more details, please follow this link>>.