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Meet like-minded people, gain new experience, learn new skills and support Norfolk's heritage.

Our current volunteering and work experience opportunities are listed on this page. If you’d like us to keep you up to date with new opportunities, email

Norfolk Museums Service - Thetford area volunteering

Their Finest Hour Collections Day - 21 October 2023

The American Library, Norfolk Library and Information Service and Norfolk Museums Service is running a collection day in partnership with the Their Finest Hour project organised by Oxford University. We are seeking volunteers to help at the collection day and with some work that may take place following the events to digitise the items, documents and oral histories collected.

Find out more about becoming a Their Finest Hour collections volunteer.

Strangers' Hall

Strangers' Hall Gardening Volunteer

Strangers’ Hall, a magnificent Tudor house with a delightful 17th century knot garden in Norwich city centre, has been home to many of the city’s leading citizens since the 14th Century. Volunteer Gardeners help us to keep the garden tidy and accessible to visitors, enabling them to enjoy the tranquillity of this beautiful city centre garden. We are currently looking for people to join our wonderful team.

Find out more about becoming a Strangers' Hall Garden Volunteer.

Norwich Castle

Norwich Friends Tapestry

The tapestry and textile volunteers are part of the Royal Palace Reborn project and volunteer from home. Find out more about the Norwich Friends Tapestry project and how to get involved.

A level work experience at Norwich Castle

Work experience for 16-18 year olds at Norwich Castle is available during school holidays, helping with our visitor programme. If you would like to express an interest in a placement with us please email

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

Gressenhall community tree nursery

We are setting up a new community tree nursery at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse. We are looking for volunteers to help us with all stages of growing trees from collecting seeds to preparing the grown trees. Find out about becoming a Gressenhall community tree nursery volunteer.

Kick the Dust (ages 16 to 25)

Kick the Dust gives young people opportunities to get involved with museums and heritage. Find out more about Kick the Dust.

Year 10 Work Experience 2023

Applications for our Year 10 work experience offer in our Norwich Museums and Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse during July are now fully subscribed. If you want to be on our contact list for future opportunities, get in touch via email: