Join in

Can you help?

Help us to bring this beautiful property to life

We're always looking for more volunteers. Take a look at the opportunities to the right and if you're interested send us an email or give us a call 01453 842 644.

You'll get to join a great team and be part of this fantastic property.

Love people?

Our volunteers welcome our visitors with a smile © Alec James

Our volunteers welcome our visitors with a smile

Becoming a welcome volunteer is a great way to meet and interact with our supporters, getting their visit to Newark off to a great start. In this role you can get experience in a customer service environment with one of the world's largest charities.

Love the outdoors?

Help us to keep our gardens looking great all year round © NTPL Arnhel de Serra

Help us to keep our gardens looking great all year round

From tinkering in flower beds to management of the wider parkland, there's a great deal of work to do at Newark. So, if you're green fingered, we need you.

Make a difference on the estate...

Download our outdoor champion volunteer role profile (pdf)

or help care for our gardens...

Love history and storytelling?

Help us to bring history alive at Newark © NT Newark Park

Help us to bring history alive at Newark

Become a volunteer room guide; create amazing days out for our supporters and help us to share the 450 year history of this special house.

Love leading a team?

Have you got what it takes to take the helm? © NT Newark Park

Have you got what it takes to take the helm?

Help us to keep things ship-shape and become a volunteer day leader. This important role works closely with our duty managers and army of volunteers to ensure smooth operations on days when we're open to the public. Great for developing your leadership skills.

Cheltenham NTV Group (ANTS)

Westbury Court Garden © Stephen Robson

The Cheltenham NTV Group (ANTS) support local National Trust places including Newark Park and Westbury Court.

Cheltenham & Gloucestershire Centre

The dramatic east frontage of Newark Park © Steve Wells

Our objectives are to promote and support the National Trust by arranging a programme of events and activities. These are specifically for the interest and benefit of our members, thereby raising funds in support of local National Trust pro…

Why volunteer?

  • Put your energy and enthusiasm to good use
  • Meet people from all walks of life
  • Try your hand at a variety of activities
  • Learn new skills and gain valuable experience
  • Help us keep Newark looking beautiful for our visitors
  • Stay fit and active, even if you're indoors
  • Interact with members of the public and help them learn about Newark
  • Join a fantastic team of over 101 volunteers

Other ways to join in

  • Become a member

    Your membership fee means that we can care for these places and spaces for ever for everyone.

  • Donate to a special cause

    Memberships and visitor income cover only a third of our costs so we rely on donations and legaci...

  • Build your skills

    We want to inspire you by sharing our knowledge and experiences.

  • Working holidays

    Enjoy a fun-packed day doing exciting activities and make great new friends in the process.

  • Our online community

    We love talking to our supporters, after all without you, we'd be nothing.

Looking for something more formal?

Useful skills and amazing experiences on our internship programme

Useful skills and amazing experiences on our internship programme

Are you interested in a chance to learn specialist skills from experts at some of the most unusual and treasured places and spaces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland? Then why not join our internship programme.

We want to help fully develop those who volunteer with us, so there’ll be a line manager who’ll help with every aspect of your personal development. And, if you’re successful, we’ll invite you for an interview at the property you’ll be working at.

Read the story of one of our previous interns.

Have a look on our internship website or contact us directly to see what's available.

Family volunteering

Want to do something different as a family that gets you all learning something new and having a great time together?