Becoming a JORVIK Volunteer | JORVIK Viking Centre

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Do You Like Meeting New People?

Have you got a passion for history or archaeology? Would you love to support the Trust by providing inspiring services to engage visitors with the rich heritage and archaeology of York?

The JORVIK Group consists of the world famous JORVIK Viking CentreDIGBarley HallHenry VII at Micklegate Bar and Richard III at Monk Bar and offers a varied range of history and archaeology.

Our volunteers get involved across these attractions and are a vital part of the Trust; offering additional services and activities that would not be possible without their enthusiasm and dedicated involvement.

We usually welcome new volunteer involvement via set intake periods each year. These offer an opportunity to join the team in the company of other new volunteers as well as lots of training and support along the way.

Due to COVID-19 our volunteer programme is currently closed to new applications. We will review this in the autumn and updated information will be shared here later this year.

If you want to be the first to hear about new opportunities, we recommend signing up for our volunteering mailing list. You can also find out more information about our volunteer programme by downloading a copy of frequently asked questions here.

Contact Us

You are welcome to contact us with any questions. The Volunteer Management Team are working on reduced hours so may take a little longer than usual to reply to your enquiry. However, please do get in touch if you have any questions.

The best way to contact us is through email at

You will be given a chance to read our Privacy Notice before applying to volunteer/undertake a placement with us. You can also click here to read this.

If you would like a paper copy of this sent to you please do not hesitate to contact us.