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.

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.

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

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.

Visitor drinking coffee at Cliveden

Volunteer coffee morning

Pop in for a hot drink on Tue 16 Jan and discover what volunteer opportunities are awaiting you at Chartwell. Our friendly staff and fellow volunteers will be on hand to take you through all the tasks you can get stuck into - from house stewarding to gardening and much more. Drop in anytime between 10am-12noon at our Landemare Café.