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Offer your time for some great rewards 

Offer your time for some great rewards

Get involved

Whatever your interest we’d like to hear from you. Why not learn new skills, meet like-minded people and enjoy helping shape the future of The Vyne.

Many people are drawn to offering their services as a volunteer with us because of the diversity of the roles and our emphasis on heritage, conservation and preservation. We have people from all walks of life and all ages bringing unique sets of skills and knowledge.

Here at The Vyne you will find a dedicated, enthusiastic and, above all, fun-loving team of staff and volunteers. They're eager to share their time and knowledge and make you feel at home, part of a wonderfully rewarding partnership.

We want to empower our volunteers to get involved in as many aspects of our work as possible, to enjoy learning and to make the difference that helps make our visitors' experience an enjoyable and memorable one.

Contact us today and make it happen... email us or phone 01256 883858.

Room guides

Discover the beautiful tomb chamber at The Vyne © National Trust

Discover the beautiful tomb chamber at The Vyne

If history and meeting people is your forte, then this is your chance to get behind the scenes in this wonderful Tudor house brimming with history stretching back to the 16th century. Here you can meet like-minded people who, like you, can engage the public with their enthusiam for the past and bring it alive.

Gardeners

The sunken garden with it's wonderfull Wisteria © Geoff Smith 2011

The sunken garden with it's wonderfull Wisteria

Do you enjoy the outdoor life? Then join our friendly team of gardeners, pick up new skills in various areas of horticulture and get the chance to encourage all generations to fully enjoy our beautiful gardens and get more out of their own.

Visitor Reception

Visitor Reception Assistants Caroline and Jenny  © Geoff Smith 2011

Visitor Reception Assistants Caroline and Jenny

Why not be part of our great team at visitor reception? Greet, inform and orientate visitors on their arrival. Ensure they have an enjoyable and pleasant start to their day with us.

Garden guides

Volunteer garden guide shares her wealth of knowledge with vistors © Geoff Smith

Volunteer garden guide shares her wealth of knowledge with vistors

If you enjoy gardens and enthusing others, talking about planting schemes, history, organic principles and seasonal interest, why not come and join our friendly, fun loving team of garden guides? Enjoy the many varied and picturesque gardens here at The Vyne.

Shop assistant

Why not pop in and see what's in store and treat your self. © Geoff Smith

Why not pop in and see what's in store and treat your self.

Why not be part of our friendly team of shop volunteers, talking to our visitors and ensuring they experience a warm and friendly welcome? Help them find what they want and ensuring they enjoy a great day out too.

Woodland rangers

Adler carr habitat, get involved and help conserve places like these © Geoff Smith

Adler carr habitat, get involved and help conserve places like these

Our team of friendly woodland rangers get involved in all manner of activities, tree felling, fencing, gate repairs, woodland management and cattle looking while also learning about the environment. Fancy getting your hands dirty?  Why not come and join us here at The Chase nature reserve.

Event stewards

Taking tea in an re-enactment of Edwardian times at The Vyne © Geoff Smith

Taking tea in an re-enactment of Edwardian times at The Vyne

We have a varied calendar of events throughout the season ranging from outdoor activities to musical festivities which are always busy and fun time for us. Why not be part of the excitement and a part of the team that makes our visitors' day a memorable and enjoyable experience.

A volunteer's adventure

Discover what it's like to volunteer as a house guide here.

Time for a different pace?

Read about a volunteer's experience of The Vyne as a visitor enjoyment services officer and gardener.

Buggies, pumps and photography

You never know which skills you might use as a volunteer with us. Read how John's engineering experience was invaluable to the restoration of our ram pump.

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