Volunteer at the home of Sir Winston Churchill

Do something amazing with your spare time by volunteering at Chartwell. There's more to Chartwell than just the house; why not help out the garden team with some planting, or welcome our visitors to the property in our visitor welcome centre? Find your volunteering opportunity below.

Find a volunteer opportunity

Keep reading below for a list of the volunteer opportunities available at Chartwell. Ready to get involved? Click on the link to be taken to the National Trust volunteer page and search for Chartwell, Mapleton Road, TN16 1PS for a full list of volunteer roles and application.

Chandelier cleaning at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Winter conservation volunteer

Calling all historic housekeepers! Conservation Assistants love taking care of historic items, art and interiors, and keeping buildings looking their best, so that visitors can enjoy them well into the future.

Hugh Mothersole, a volunteer photographer with the National Trust in the Chilterns

Volunteer photographer

Do you see life through a lens? Are you passionate about finding the perfect image? Our Photographers help us celebrate special places and promote our work. We're looking for keen photographers to help build up our portfolio of images for Chartwell as well as nearby Quebec House and Emmetts Garden.

Volunteer minibus driver for the National Trust

Minibus drivers

Do something great by volunteering as one of our minibus drivers. Minibus drivers are one of our most vital roles, enabling those with access requirements to visit Churchill's home. "It's nice to do something different and help people make the most of their day" - Geoff, volunteer minibus driver. For more details and application, please email sarah.phillips2@nationaltrust.org.uk

Visitors in the garden at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Visitor Experience Researcher

We want to make sure that all our visitors make a personal connection with Churchill’s Chartwell. We need Visitor Experience Researchers over the summer months to help us to understand how visitors have enjoyed and experienced Chartwell. For more details and application, please email claire.vincent@nationaltrust.org.uk

Volunteer Jenny Dunn in the garden at Chartwell

Garden tour guides

Garden Tour Guides have an important role to play in delivering inspiring and enjoyable tours, helping groups and individuals learn more about the place they are visiting and providing a warm welcome to all visitors to Chartwell. You'll meet visitors from all over the world on these tours as you show them Churchill's beloved golden orfe ponds, Clementine's cherished rose garden and so much more.

Volunteers manning the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at a National Trust property

Easter trail volunteer

As a children’s Easter trail volunteer, your welcoming and friendly manner will encourage them to get involved and provide something fun and memorable for children and their families and encouraging them to return, and/or tell their friends about us.