Are you interested in supporting our work, joining a friendly team, and boosting your CV?
Our volunteering opportunities are listed below. Please fill out the form at the bottom of the page to register your interest. You can also put forward your own idea for a volunteer role!
Contact us here if you would like to receive an email when we're next recruiting for paid tour guides.
We’re looking for clear and enthusiastic writers to produce short articles about ‘uncomfortable’ histories for our blog.
You can either send us a fifty-word pitch for your idea or we can provide topics for inspiration. We’re particularly interested in stories about:
Local social histories
Cambridgeshire landmarks, street names, or places outside of Cambridge city centre
Relevant exhibitions, events, or initiatives in the area
Please see the articles on the website of our parent organisation, Uncomfortable Oxford, for examples.
Gain marketing experience, while spreading the word about Uncomfortable ~~~York~~~. Liaise with our team to:
Create content for our social media pages
Develop strategies for reaching out to tourists and day-trippers
Contact local organisations, colleges, and societies to advertise our tours
Let us know how much time you have to spare on the form below!
Script Development Volunteers
Are you a researcher with a keen interest in public engagement? We’re looking for volunteers to help us create future tour scripts. While our Original Tour covers a range of ‘uncomfortable’ topics, we’re also aiming to develop a variety of ‘specialised’ tours which explore particular social histories in the city, from LGBTQIA+ histories to scientific histories.
Follow research leads
Write concise tour stops
Plan viable tour routes
See the website of our parent organisation, Uncomfortable Oxford, for an example of the variety of tours which they have on offer.