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It's exciting times at London Canal Museum this Spring.Get in touch to arrange a convenient day to find out how you can get involved.

Share our history at London Canal Museum

Meet and welcome our many visitors. Help to offer a superb visitor experience. Manage the day-to-day running of this popular museum.

What you'll get from us

  • Meet lots of friendly faces. Work with other volunteers as part of a team.

  • Public-facing experience, handling telephone and in-person enquiries.

  • Keep your mind busy, learn new things, get involved with historical research project.

  • Learn how a museum runs - visitor assistance, education, conservation and exhibitions.

  • 10% off books and gifts in our shop. Access to our London Canal research library.

  • Get involved in Regent's Canal events and festivals by helping run our exhibition stands.

  • Heritage and museums training offered from outside organisations.

What we need from you

  • Taking admissions, handling enquiries, and offering introductory talks to visitors.

  • Organised, smart appearance and a friendly manner. Good at working as a team.

  • Can handle a diary, be accurate with messages and give clear information.

  • Happy with a till, or quick to learn. Willing to find out more about our canals and their history.

  • Happy to be trained in Health and Safety matters, Customer Care and how to give short presentations.

What's it like?

  • Helping out at the London Canal Museum has enabled me to challenge myself and make a real contribution to an organization I believe in. It has also helped me have more confidence in myself and I have developed professionally too

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