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Find out more about working life in the foundry

Find out more about working life in the foundry

There are lots of reasons you might want to volunteer. To meet people, to learn new skills, to help conserve a unique piece of Devon's heritage - to name just a few.

Just pop in, give us a call on 01837 840046 or email us and we'll arrange a time to talk through your interests.

Current vacancy: Demonstrator

Hot work in the foundry © Ian Shaw

This role involves giving talks to our visitors, while demonstrating the machinery in the foundry.

Current vacancy: Raffle ticket seller

Feeling lucky? © National Trust/Marina Rule

All money raised through the sale of raffle tickets at Finch Foundry, comes back to the foundry and is used to keep everything in working order.

Current vacancy: Events assistant

One of our annual events © National Trust

This entails helping to set up and run events throughout the year.

Take a special tour

Groups are welcome at Finch Foundry © National Trust

We can arrange special tours for groups up to a maximum of 40 people.  Get in touch to see what we can offer.

Educational groups

Dress up as a Victorian © National Trust staff

We have a range of activities specially devised for schools and tailored to fit in with the curriculum. Please call 01837 840046 or email us for information.

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If you're already a member, why not join one of our support groups and enjoy the company of like-minded people on various activities?