Becoming a JORVIK Volunteer | JORVIK Viking Centre

Explore the Jorvik Group

Explore the Jorvik Group


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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?

JORVIK Viking Centre is part of The JORVIK Group which 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.

Our volunteering programme remains closed to new applications whilst we prepare to welcome our existing teams back to our attractions and offices following government COVID-secure guidance.

When we are in a position to welcome new volunteers, this will be published on our websites and through our volunteering and placement mailing list.

If you want to be the first to hear about new opportunities, we recommend signing up for our volunteering mailing list. We hope to be able to share some new remote opportunities with this list in the future and you can find out more about these here.

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 on furlough leave until the end of January. However, please do get in touch if you have any questions and we will get back to you as soon as we can on our return.

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.