Welcome our visitors
New for 2014
Do you like the idea of greeting visitors at the front of the castle and helping them to get the best of what’s on offer? We're looking for volunteers who really enjoy engaging with people and helping them enjoy their day; their way. You don't need to have lots of historical knowledge just a little bit of people know-how. Get in touch to get started.
Bring the place to life
New for 2014
Join our team of volunteers to bring the castle to life for visitors. Whether it’s arranging flowers, taking a tour, playing a tune on the piano in our 1920s Saloon or donning a costume; we're looking for volunteers to do a huge range of hands-on activities to make this place feel like home. Every day has a new experience with this varied, new role. Contact us to sign up.
Share the story
New for 2014
If you've got a passion for history, then this is the one for you. We're looking for volunteers to share the stories of Croft with visitors as they enjoy their day out. We want volunteers to wander the castle and be available for some on-hand information if or when needed. This is a wide and varied role and could involve some research work to help us bring our stories to life. Get in touch to find out more.
Care for the castle
Conservation and collection engagement volunteers
If you fancy helping us with cleaning projects within the castle and sharing our conservation top tips with visitors then this role could be for you. Or, you might like to help with ensuring our collection is cared for in the best possible way with photography, inventory work or some condition monitoring. Email us for more information.
Start as you mean to go on
Volunteering in visitor reception is a great way to spend time working with people. We're looking for volunteers who want to make a real difference to someone's day. This role covers everything from welcoming visitors on arrival to buggy driving and promoting what's on during the day. You can give as little or as much time as you like, so why not get in touch?
Our stables shop is a great place to try out your selling and merchandising skills with retail volunteering. The retail team help visitors find that perfect souvenir to take home or capture a memory of their special visit to Croft. Hours are flexible and full till and shop training will be given. Contact us to make all the difference to someone's day out.
If you've got a few hours spare and you're handy with a digital camera, become a digital media volunteer. Contact us
Got lots of energy, enthusiasm and ideas to burn? Get involved with our event volunteer team.
We're looking for volunteers who enjoy variety and are happy to help our visitors have fun.
Getting outdoors and closer to nature
The great outdoors
Grow the love
Garden engagement volunteers
If you've got a keen interest in plants and garden life and would enjoy sharing your knowledge with our visitors then we need you. We're looking for people who can help bring the garden to life with their ideas about gardening for families and other visitors to enjoy. If this sounds like you then we'd like to hear from you.