Join in

 © S M Cassells

Join the team

We're always on the lookout for enthusiastic volunteers to join our friendly team at Houghton.

There's a wide variety of roles from millers to campsite assistants.

Please contact Phil O'Donoghue to find out more.

Meet some of our volunteers

Linda Newbold

Linda Newbold, Community Learning Volunteer © Gilly Vose

Linda organizes fun and creative activities at the mill for learners of all ages.

Sandy Curr

Sandy bagging freshly milled flour © Phil O'Donoghue

Sandy is one of our volunteer millers and also helps to guide school groups visiting the mill.

We are looking for:


    Outdoor Volunteers

  • The shop at Houghton Mill 

    Retail Assistants

  • The shop at Houghton Mill 

    Events Volunteers

  • The shop at Houghton Mill 

    Campsite Assistants

  • Houghton Mill Scones 

    Tea-Room Assistants

  • Houghton Mill, having a go milling grain using the quern stone © A. Montgomery

    Learning Assistants

  • Volunteers dressed up for a Victorian milling day © A. Montgomery