Join in

Help us put a smile on our visitors' faces

Boy in miner's helmet © Keith Morris

Boy in miner's helmet

It's not very often the opportunity to work in some of the most unique places in the UK comes your way. Help us ensure that the amazing stories of Dolaucothi are never forgotten by becoming a volunteer tour guide, visitor engagement or retail assistant. We hold many events throughout the open season and are a popular choice for large groups and schools. We are always grateful for the help that our volunteers give us, and do our best to help them reach any goals they may have as part of their volunteer experience.

Looking to develop your skills?

Try an internship

Conservation volunteers at Ashridge © Arthur Whiting

Get involved in all aspects of the running of Dolaucothi and gain valuable work experience. Join our team and gain experience in conservation, guided tours, live interpretation and much more.

Whats in it for you?

The shop at Dolaucothi © Keith Morris

An internship at Dolaucothi gives you valuable experience and looks great on your CV. You'll be involved in a major project and get the opportunity to build the skills you need to help your career development.

Contact us

The shop at Dolaucothi © Claire Hovey

We have varied internships coming up throughout the year so get in touch if you'd like to be involved.

Call us on 01558 825927, or email us.

Work experience

Living in Wales and looking for some work experience? At Dolaucothi we offer a range of work experience placements. To find out more and book your place please email Gemma.

A volunteer's story

If you think you'd like to volunteer with us but would like to know a bit more about what's involved then read about the experiences of Imogen, one of our volunteers at Dolaucothi Gold Mines.

Working holidays

Join in on a Carmarthenshire working holiday

Join in on a Carmarthenshire working holiday

Fancy doing something different and challenging? Get involved and join in the fun on a working holiday in Carmarthenshire.

From short breaks to full weeks you will get to work at some amazing places. You'll have the opportunity to do some worthwhile things to help with conservation or you could simply have fun and dress up in period costume.

National Trust working holidays are where friends are made as well as memories.