Find your role at Chartwell

No matter your experience, your background or your interests, there's a volunteering role at Chartwell for you. Indoor or outdoor, getting muddy in the garden or showing our visitors around the rooms where Churchill lived, there's something for everyone. 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.

Volunteer rangers silhouetted against a sunset from Toys Hill

Assistant Ranger Volunteer

If you're looking for an outdoor volunteering opportunity, this is the one for you. From helping us look after not only Chartwell but surrounding National Trust places in West Kent like Toys Hill, you'll be able to get stuck into practical work as well as chatting to our visitors to help them understand the importance of our work. Enjoy the great outdoors whilst learning new skills and meeting new people - if this sounds like something you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you!

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.

The study at Chartwell

Room Steward

If only these walls could talk. That’s why our volunteer room stewards make such a difference. They’re passionate about Sir Winston Churchill and his family, and love making people feel at home. Why not join them? We're looking for weekend volunteers in particular.

Volunteer minibus driver for the National Trust

Volunteer Minibus Driver

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

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

Visitor Experience Volunteer

We want to make sure that all our visitors make a personal connection with Chartwell and the stories we have to tell. We are looking for volunteers to chat with our visitors to understand better what they enjoyed about their visit, and what we could do to improve.

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

Volunteer Photographer at Chartwell

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.