Get in touch
Can you help us at Croome?
If you have some spare time to offer, please get in touch with Emily Cottrell, our Volunteering Development Manager, by email or call her on 01905 370001 to have a chat about roles which might suit you.
What kind of roles you can help us with
Over the first 3 months the scaffold was open we welcomed over 6,000 visitors to the top. We need help to steward the top and on the ground in the Information Hub to welcome our visitors and keep them safe. You won't be up on the scaffold all of the time, but you'll need to be friendly and able to talk to our visitors about the repair work to the house.
Walled Garden gardener
We're opening the historic walled garden this year in partnership with its owners, the Cronin family, who have lovingly restored the garden from ruin. We're looking for green-fingered volunteers to help with some of the light gardening to keep the place looking lovely all year round. You'll need to be active, friendly and able to talk to our visitors about the work you're doing.
Walled Garden guide
The walled garden is open on special days up to September and we're searching for enthusiastic volunteers to welcome visitors and share the stories and history of this fascinating place. You'll need to be friendly, approachable and enjoy meeting and talking with new people to be a great walled garden guide at Croome.
Weekend room guide
Croome Court is open six days a week all the way through the year and we particularly need help to open it at weekends.
Our room guides help us run the house and share the stories and history of this interesting place. You'll need to be friendly, approachable and enjoy meeting new people to be a great weekend room guide at Croome.
Half of Croome's visitors enter the house every year. This means mud, wear and tear. We need your help to clean up and also take part in conserving its precious floors, chimneypieces and contents. You'll need to be active, friendly and able to talk to our visitors about the work you're doing to be a great conservation assistant at Croome.
The shop is open seven days a week and we need your help to open it. Our shop team would like friendly faces to help to serve our visitors, look after the plant centre and help with deliveries. You'll need to be confident with tills and enjoy talking with new people to be a great retail assistant at Croome.
Croome welcomes 160,000 visitors a year and our Reception team need your help to welcome them all. Set in the restored wartime Visitor Centre, our Reception is open come rain or shine. You'll need to be friendly, welcoming, confident with tills and be able to give our visitors an exceptional welcome.
We hold events throughout the year, ranging from family trails to large scale RAF weekends. We need your help to plan, set up and deliver our wide ranging programme which always brings something interesting to do. You'll need to be friendly, active, organised and enjoy talking with our visitors to support events at Croome.
We offer free tours to our visitors as often as we can, all the way through the week. We receive great comments and we want more! We're aiming to provide more guided tours at weekends and through the winter and we need your help to do this. You don't need any previous knowledge but you'll need to be confident and friendly to be a brilliant tour guide at Croome.
Our visitors love seeing and talking to volunteers in the parkland, but we need more help to steward the lakeside and parkland walks. Armed with a bag of handy items and information, we would love you to be on hand for our visitors outdoors. You'll need to be friendly and approachable to be a great garden steward at Croome.
The Friends is an official National Trust supporter group and aims to promote Croome's work, fundraise and to provide social activities. Many projects have been completed thanks to the Friends and their range of events is always very popular.