Volunteering at Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood

Volunteers cleaning books in Sudbury's library

In 2019 we’re opening our doors more than ever before. With more opening hours and more opportunities for visitors to enjoy both the Hall and the Museum of Childhood we're making volunteering even more flexible. So, no matter how much time you can offer, you'll be able to contribute to the future of Sudbury.

Help history come to life
A guided tour at Sudbury Hall
Help history come to life

Why volunteer?

  •     Use your skills and learn new ones
  •     Support the National Trust's work looking after our special places
  •     Get training and support
  •     Make new friends
  •     Boost your confidence
  •     Become part of a team
  •     Enhance your career options
  •     Have fun
Make new friends and do something different
Volunteers laughing in a dance rehearsal at Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire
Make new friends and do something different

Some of our opportunities

Room Host Volunteer
Help bring the Hall and Museum to life with your passion for history. We rely on our dedicated volunteers to share the stories of Sudbury in an interesting and enjoyable way to inspire our visitors.

Business Support Volunteer
Work behind the scenes and help provide essential administrative support for all departments and deal with telephone and email enquiries.

Learning Volunteer
Support our popular school visit programme, help deliver our educational workshops and guided tours of the museum. We get lots of groups and school visits of all ages who come to learn about the history of childhood and have fun at the same time!

One of the museum's clockwork toys on display
Young visitors looking at a clockwork toy
One of the museum's clockwork toys on display

Why not attend one of our volunteer recruitment days to find out more? Or if you're unable to make these dates simply contact our volunteer recruitment team at sudburyvols@nationaltrust.org.uk for further information.

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