Activity Volunteers

These volunteers help us to run activities especially over the school half terms for the general public to engage with and learn more about the site, the archaeology and the history of the Romans in the north. Read more

Excavation Volunteers

Learn how to get involved with our excavations and become part of our international team of volunteers. To volunteer at Vindolanda you don't need any experience in archaeology but you do need to be enthusiastic, reasonably fit, over 18 or 16 and over accompanied by an adult and of course you'll need to have booked yourself a spot via our website! Read more

Museum Volunteers

The Vindolanda Trust has a small and dedicated team of volunteers who assist the Curator with her duties in the two site museums of Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum. Read more


Each year the excavation are supported by a dedicated post-excavation volunteer team who process the material from the dig. There are up to four places available for each two week period throughout the year. Read more

Volunteer Guides

Find out about the amazing volunteers who give their time to explain the sites of both Vindolanda and Magna (at the Roman Army Museum) to our visitors. Our volunteer guides are very knowledgeable about our sites and are always happy to answer questions and reveal some fascinating facts about the sites. Read more