Volunteering at Attingham

Attingham wouldn't be the same without our team of enthusiastic volunteers. Whether based indoors our outdoors, welcoming visitors to the Mansion, helping with administration, or harvesting our fruit and vegetables, our volunteers help conserve and enhance this special place for everyone to enjoy.

With over 60 different volunteering roles across the Attingham Estate, there’s an opportunity for everyone to get involved with volunteering at Attingham. You can,

  • Embark on a new adventure, do something different

  • Share your skills and knowledge and discover our stories and history

  • Meet new people and become part of our team

  • Learn new skills for the future

Volunteer role spotlight: Administration Volunteers

Volunteers support the National Trust in a variety of ways. Some of our unsung heroes have put their organisations skills to good use behind the scenes in administration roles in our property office. Are you great at organising, and excellent Excel? We’ve got a number of roles perfect for you.

Newsletter Volunteer
Do you have a nose for a story that you’d love to share? We’re looking for someone to help collate and edit our monthly volunteer newsletter to improve communication throughout the portfolio, keeping staff and volunteers informed about news, events, opening times, new appointments and opportunities. Click here for more information.
 

Administration Volunteer (Marketing)
If you're a great communicator and you're happy working in an office environment then this could be the role for you. You'll be helping with tasks such as uploading event information to databases and websites, creating posters and writing articles. Click here for more information.

Volunteer Ranger Administration Officer
Helping with effective administration and support of the Ranger team at Attingham Park. You’ll oversee the administrative processes involved to ensure that records are maintained, kept accurate and up to date. Click here for more information.
 

Attingham volunteer demonstrating 1920s cooking in the kitchen at Attingham Park

Straight from the horse's mouth - volunteering at Attingham

Find out more about volunteering first hand from our volunteer Jenny.

How to get involved

It’s as easy as 1 2 3,

  1. Search our current volunteering opportunities online
  2. Find your perfect role
  3. Fill in the application form

We’ll then be in touch to arrange a time and date to meet in person and talk about volunteering here and the role in more detail. After that, we'll get you onto our property induction session and get you started with your chosen team - it's as easy as that!

Find out more about volunteering

Meet some of our existing volunteers and find out more about the roles currently available and what it's like to volunteer at Attingham at our monthly 'Find out more' sessions.

  • Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Thursday 4 October 2018

There are three informal sessions on the day, at 11am, 2pm and 5.30pm. Please make your way to Visitor Reception on the day, there's no need to book. For more information on the open days please call Lois Baker, Volunteering and Community Involvement Manager on 01743 708124.