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NADFAS Heritage Volunteers are teams of committed non-specialist volunteers who work under the guidance of curators and other professionals to help conserve our heritage.

Volunteers undertake projects for museums, National Trust properties, historic houses, libraries and gardens. They give their time to care for collections, record documents and act as guides and stewards.

Currently, 16 SWLDFAS volunteers are giving some 200 hours a month to help at 14 different places. These include:

  • Emery Walker House*
  • Fulham Palace
  • Household Cavalry Museum
  • Lambeth Palace
  • National Archives
  • The Society of Antiquaries
  • Tate Britain
  • Westminster Abbey Museum

The work they do ranges from stewarding, greeting visitors and guiding to conserving maps, manuscripts and books.

Our volunteers find the work they do enjoyable and rewarding. The number of hours involved is agreed between individuals and the places they work.

Anyone wishing to become a Heritage Volunteer should visit the Heritage Volunteering table at our evening lectures, or get in touch with our Heritage Volunteers Secretary by using the contact facility on the right above.

Click here for a list of current volunteering opportunities

* The Emery Walker Trust is currently looking for volunteers for the recently restored Emery Walker's house in Hammersmith Terrace. Click here for further information.