Buckland Abbey Volunteer recruitment weekend

Discover new things as a volunteer

Discover how you can make new friends, develop your skills and interests and contribute to your local community by becoming a volunteer.

Be part of the story at Buckland Abbey


With National Volunteers week from 1st-7th June, we are hosting another volunteer recruitment weekend to celebrate all things volunteering.

It’s our volunteers that help make Buckland Abbey a special place and bring its stories to life.

We are always after new volunteers and would love to welcome you to the team. 

Become a volunteer at Buckland Abbey
Join the volunteer team and help to share Buckland's stories
Become a volunteer at Buckland Abbey

I have other commitments, can I still volunteer?

Whether you want to volunteer every week or for a shorter period of time, we've got lots of opportunities that might suit you.

volunteer showing a map to a little girl

If you still work full time or even part time, volunteering can work around you. Many of the roles have online booking shifts available which means that volunteering can be 100% flexible around your commitments, 

What roles are available?

  • Room Guide
  • Events assistant
  • Buggy Driver
  • Costume cooking volunteer
  • Visitor Welcome assistant
  • Gardener
  • Catering Assistant
  • Raffle Ticket seller
  • Education Assistant
Lots of volunteering roles available
young volunteering smiling at the camera
Lots of volunteering roles available

Please check the website for more details about each of these roles. Or feel free to give us a call or drop us an email.

Will training be available?

You will have an induction with your volunteering manager and many of the roles will ask for you to do some 'Shaddow shifts' where you will be with another friendly volunteer who will show you the ropes.

Volunteer recruitment weekend - Volunteers week.

Why not pop along on either Saturday 6th or Sunday 7th June to find out more about volunteering at Buckland and meet some of our volunteers who can answer any of your questions.

Share the story
Volunteer showing the public items from the collection
Share the story

How do I find out more? 

If you want to find out more about volunteering or to join our friendly team at Buckland Abbey, please contact the team by email or calling 01822 853607. You can also find our current volunteering opportunities here - simply type 'Buckland Abbey' into the search.