Making new friends, working in amazing places and knowing that you're helping a great cause - just three fabulous reasons to get volunteering.

Be part of an incredible team

Learn more about the range of volunteering roles available as some of our volunteers share their experiences.

Find an opportunity

Whether you're looking to help in the great outdoors, work with the public or get up close and personal with our houses, we have something exciting happening near you.

Start your adventure now.

Why volunteer?

Whether you want to improve your CV, make friends, or just want to give something back, making the move to volunteer could be the best decision you ever make.

Ways to volunteer

There are endless ways to volunteer with us - from working as a room guide to helping the garden team. Whatever your interests, it's likely we'll have something to suit you.

Volunteer stories

Our volunteers have come from all backgrounds and we've asked a few of them to tell us what they have got from volunteering with us.

Volunteer rangers preparing a new wildflower grass meadow at Cragside © Richard Smith

Volunteer rangers preparing a new wildflower grass meadow at Cragside

Volunteering events near you

Want to try out volunteering to see what it's like? Drop in to one of our volunteer open days or trial activities at a place near you.