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Become a volunteer

Our friendly reception team

Our friendly reception team

Now recruiting: House Guides

We are currently recruiting volunteers who would be interested in guiding visitors through the house. Please contact Andrea Hutton for more information or to express your interest.

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    Numbers are rising

    We currently have around 200 volunteers working across all our departments.

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    Reap the rewards

    As a thank you for volunteering, we'll give you 20% discount in our shop and restaurant.

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    Make new friends

    Have fun, learn new skills and meet like-minded people with similar interests.

Volunteer blogs

Follow our blog

Don't take our word for it!

As well as helping us out in different departments, some of our volunteers keep a blog documenting their work and experiences.

Have a read -

Mount Stewart - House and Project

Mount Stewart - Volunteer's garden diary

Strangford Lough - Mud, Sweat and Volunteers

 

Horticulture placements for students

Come rain or shine, our volunteers are always happy to help out

Come rain or shine, our volunteers are always happy to help out

Here at Mount Stewart we offer gardening placements to students who are studying horticulture. Last year we welcomed students from the USA, France and Luxembourg who all enjoyed experiencing Northern Ireland as well as learning new skills.

If you are interested in a placement opportunity at Mount Stewart, please contact our Garden Manager, Paul Stewart.

Working with our community

These Steps to Work gardeners are helping us out and learning new skills

These Steps to Work gardeners are helping us out and learning new skills

For the local community, Mount Stewart isn't just a spectacular place to relax and play - we also provide the opportunity to develop your skills and learn new ones to help you in your job search.

Enjoy members' only social events

Join for only £8 per year and enjoy some great days out © Simon Fraser

The North Down & Ards Association is a vibrant and welcoming group for National Trust members, organising a wide range of year-round activities which make National Trust membership even more enjoyable…

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