Known as FROGs (Foreshore Recording and Observation Group) our volunteers are at the heart of our work. They support a wide range of activities, from recording archaeology on the Thames foreshore to being Assistant Leaders for our Young Archaeologists’ Club.

There are many ways for you to volunteer, including: 

  • Fieldwork: join us on the foreshore to record archaeological features that tell the story of life by the river and London's history. Our fieldwork season usually runs from March to September.  

  • Walk stewards: assist the team as they deliver guided walks on the foreshore. We run three guided walks a month at sites across London.  

  • Young Archaeologists' Club: take part in planning and running sessions for our Young Archaeologists. Sessions run on the first Sunday of the month.  

  • Monitoring groups: join other volunteers to monitor the archaeology at some of our key sites. Monitoring visits take place throughout the year. 

  • Events: support our TDP team planning and delivering a wide range of events across London.

  • Digitising: help us turn our paper records into a digital archive.  

We give all new volunteers full training and induction. Fieldwork training usually takes place in the Spring (March and April) but training for other roles happens throughout the year. 

If you would like to volunteer with us, please complete our Volunteering Expression of Interest form and we will contact you when training is available