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Share your stories and smiles with visitors in the house and gardens © National Trust

Share your stories and smiles with visitors in the house and gardens

Share your smile as a volunteer at Upton

Ever wanted to try something new? Maybe sharing your time and enthusiasm at Upton could be the answer? Being part of a happy and positive team, there is a variety of roles, from cooking on the historic Aga to welcoming visitors. There is something to get your teeth into and a new world to discover with volunteering.

Insight and outside

Volunteers preview a new art exhibition in the Squash Court Gallery

Volunteers get special insights into what's happening such as this preview of a new art exhibition. They organise coffee mornings, speakers and  away days. There's always a chance to learn more and make new friends.

What suits you?

Saxophone player at Upton House Party weekend

Your commitment can be flexible, sign up when you can come. Stick to one role or try a few, meet new people and gain new skills, Share your experience and passion for life with our visitors.

Next steps...

Answering the telephone in the library at Upton House

If you're interested you could come to Upton and try a taster session or if you just want to find out more about what's involved please do get in touch by emailing our volunteering team.

Are you a Student? Try volunteering

Learn about working for the National Trust, gain experience and polish your skills. Try your hand at different roles and build confidence in your customer service skills by volunteering with us.

Volunteer with your family

Why not bring the whole family? Volunteering is such a fun and rewarding way to be part of the magic of Upton and now you can bring the whole family along.

Day in the life of a volunteer at Upton

Pauline Stint, a room guide for over 20 years © National Trust

Pauline Stint loves room guiding. She’s been coming to Upton for 20 years and still loves every minute. Find out more about her typical day and why it still gives her a buzz.