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Volunteering

Volunteering for Norfolk Museums Service can be a very rewarding and sociable experience. You'll meet like-minded people, gain new experience, learn new skills and support Norfolk's heritage.

Until Covid restrictions have eased we are unfortunately unable to offer volunteering opportunities within our museums and sites. We will update any change to this in line with government guidelines.

We do have some opportunities which can be undertaken from home and will update any volunteering opportunities detailed on this page. If you are interested in being kept up to date with volunteering opportunities, please contact us on the details given below.

Royal Palace Reborn

Norwich Castle

Once COVID-19 restrictions have eased, we are hoping to offer more opportunities to get involved in the Royal Palace Reborn project in a range of volunteering roles. We will update this webpage when we have more information. In the meantime if you have any queries please contact volunteer.museums@norfolk.gov.uk

Norwich Friends Tapestry

The Tapestry and Textile Volunteers are part of the Royal Palace Reborn project and are continuing to volunteer from home. Find out more information and get involved with Norwich Friends Tapestry

'A Knight Out' outreach volunteers

This is an exciting opportunity to support Norwich Castle outreach activities ‘A Knight Out’ as part of Norwich Castle: Royal Palace Reborn. Volunteers are required to support staff in delivering family activities at events, engaging new audiences with Medieval history, Norwich Castle and the National Lottery Heritage Fund Project, Royal Palace Reborn.

We are looking for volunteers to help deliver activities, assist Museum staff in setting up, clearing away and gaining evaluation from visitors.

Find out about becoming 'A Knight Out' outreach volunteer.

Community Culture Club volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer to assist with the running of our new Community Culture Club, for older people, including carers, those living with dementia or other long-term health conditions.You will be assisting Museum staff in setting up, clearing away and assisting with activities.

Find out about becoming a Community Culture Club volunteer

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

Gressenhall is incredibly well supported by teams of volunteers, however opportunities are currently on hold at this time. Please email volunteer.museums@norfolk.gov.uk if you are particularly interested in volunteering with us and would like to be kept up to date.

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 (for young people aged 11-25)

Kick the Dust provides young people aged 11-25 with opportunities to get involved with museums and heritage. Find out more about Kick the Dust.

Register your interest

For more information about volunteering and work experience with Norfolk Museums Service at any of our ten museums, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator by email at volunteer.museums@norfolk.gov.uk.

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