Want to be part of the team but live too far away? How to be a virtual team member of Epiacum…

Would you love to be part of the Epiacum Heritage team but live too far away? 


Roman Ship


Fear not, here’s how you can help Epiacum Heritage and be involved at a very real level no matter where you live. Distance is no object to being part of our team.

Distance is no problem


We are building a virtual team who will be central to the projects and will be on the inside when it come to communications, information and involvement.


Become a virtual member of the Epiacum Volunteers Team

Be a vital member of the Epiacum Volunteers Team (Known as the 2nd Nervians – see here for the history https://www.epiacumheritage.org/get-involved/volunteering/the-second-nervians/)

Whilst we are building a team of awesome volunteers to be involved in the archaeology at Epiacum, we need virtual help too. We need people who can help us with:

  • Writing (blogs, articles, promotions, adverts)
  • Design (graphics, infographics, images etc.)
  • Finding potential sponsors and partners online
  • Getting information online for our activities
  • Fund raising
  • Communications and newsletters
  • and so much more


Be a virtual member of the 2nd Nervian!

Be a virtual member of the 2nd Nervian


As a virtual member of the 2nd Nervians you will have insider only access to the discussions, volunteer only information and access to reports, photographs and videos not available to the general public about the archaeology of this site and region.


Don’t wait – sign up today before all the volunteer places are taken

So what are you waiting for? The Roman’s didn’t let distance get in the way of their ambitions and you don’t need to either…

Volunteer today… Let me help

Many individuals and organisations are involved with the management of Epiacum. We would particularly like to thank the following: Heritage Lottery Fund, North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership, Historic England, and Natural England