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Do you like meeting new people?  Love local history? Enjoy researching or sharing stories?

If so, why not apply to become part of our amazing team of volunteers.

Volunteering at St Albans Museums is a great way to develop your skills, while supporting us to enhance the experience of our visitors.


Types opportunities we offer:

Regular volunteering: schools workshop support, collection cataloguing and documentation

These require a level of regular commitment, set time slots.

Irregular volunteering: family craft activities, exhibition installation, visitor surveys

No regular commitment, set time slots.

Flexible volunteering: research, costume repair, transcribing oral history recordings

No set time slots or commitment, volunteer from home / remotely.


Read about some past projects directly from our volunteers in the profiles below via each image.


Current volunteering opportunities:

  • Transcription of oral history recordings
  • Collecting visitor surveys
  • Join our Black History Research Group
  • Assist with family craft activities (origami / paper folding) - Saturdays during Jan, Feb, March 2024



Do you speak Punjabi or Urdu?

We are looking for volunteers who are fluent in a South Asian language, preferably Panjabi or Urdu, to assist with activities with local South Asian community members, in ealy 2024.

Participants will bring in photographs and objects that represent their experiences of moving to St Albans, or being from a family that moved to St Albans, from South Asia.

The three reminiscence sessions will take place at St Albans Museum + Gallery: 

23rd January, 20th February, 9th March - 1.30pm  to 3.30pm 

If you are interested please email


Join our volunteering team

You must be aged 18 or over to volunteer.

Click on the link below to apply. Keep a record of the username and password you create for your My Impact account, you will need these to log in and view / sign up for advertised roles. You will also receive our next Volunteering Newsletter.

Apply to join the volunteering team

Already a volunteer with us?

Sign in via the link below.

Forgotten your username or password or having difficulties logging in? Please email us.

Click here to access the online system using your login details

Read about how Lauren became involved with volunteering and what John has been involved in.

Find out how Michael took on some photography tasks and the wide range of projects Ann explored.

Find out what appealed to Annabelle and why Robbie got involved.

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