Meet our volunteers

Find out why volunteers give up their time to look after our places. Read our full collection of volunteer profiles and articles

Sugar Loaf in the Brecon Beacons, Powys
Volunteer working woodland on a working holiday

Try a working holiday 

For a unique experience learning new skills, working with a dedicated team, and seeing our amazing places closer than ever before, why not try a working holiday? From 2 to 7 nights you’ll discover what it’s like to volunteer in one of our places.


Our volunteers

Marsden Moor Estate, West Yorkshire

Volunteers are an integral part of our Marsden Moor team. Find out more about the variety of jobs on offer.


Volunteer at Grange Barn

Grange Barn, Essex

Get more involved with our work at the barn. There’s lots to do, behind the scenes, helping visitors or using your practical skills. Make new friends, learn about the estate and volunteer with us.


Life as a volunteer at Mr Straw's House

Mr Straw's House, Nottinghamshire

Find out what it's like to be a volunteer at Mr Straw's House through the thoughts of Isobel.


Volunteer at Croome

Croome, Worcestershire

There are plenty of ways to get involved and help at Croome. From groups and associations to regular volunteering roles, find out how you can make a difference.


Join the team at Upton

Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

It’s great to get involved in what we do - it’s fun, interesting and social. Everyone involved helps support our cause. So why not join the team as a volunteer? If you're interested, visit the volunteering pages and register your interest.


Volunteer at Kinver Edge

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses, Staffordshire

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers that help us look after Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses. Take a look at jobs they help us with and how to get involved and join the team yourself.


Become part of a great team

575 Wandsworth Road, London

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers who help us run and look after 575 Wandsworth Road. Take a look at how you can get involved by joining the volunteer team.


Volunteer at the home of Sir Winston Churchill

Chartwell, Kent

Are you looking for a new challenge? Meeting new people? Learning new skills? From Room Stewards to Garden Tour Guides, find out about our volunteering opportunities here.


Seventeenth century letters discovered at Knole

Knole, Kent

Many amazing discoveries were made during the Inspired by Knole project, including three letters dating back to the seventeenth century hidden under the floorboards at Knole.


Volunteer at Greyfriars

Greyfriars' House and Garden, Worcestershire

Discover exciting volunteer opportunities and find out how you can help look after Greyfriars.


Ain’t no mountain high enough... for the Skirridians

Brecon Beacons, Powys

It’s all in a day’s volunteering for our fantastic team who help Ranger Abbi look after the Skirrid mountain and some of our other sites in Brecon Beacons and Monmouthshire.


Volunteer at Canons Ashby

Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire

Find out about how to get involved with the volunteer team at Canons Ashby and see how volunteering could benefit you.


Volunteer at Tyntesfield

Tyntesfield, North Somerset

Tyntesfield couldn't run without the wonderful array of volunteers who are involved with all aspects of looking after this special place. Could you bring your talents to the team, at the same time as making friends and learning new skills?


Volunteering stories Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House, County Londonderry

Have you every wanted to volunteer whether it be to improve your CV, make friends or give something back to your community, or maybe you just love the outdoors and nature? Then why not join the National Trust, a conservation charity with its aim to protect and preserve these special sites forever for everyone.


Join us as a room guide

Knole, Kent

There's more to being a Knole room guide than meets the eye. As well as meeting and helping visitors, our volunteers enjoy a lively social scene, with study hours on a variety of topics, lectures, outings and meals on a regular basis.


Meet Mandy, administrative volunteer

Tredegar House

We caught up with Mandy, one of our administrative volunteers, who works closely with the visitor experience team...


Volunteer profile: Amy Millward, interpretation intern

Heddon Valley, Devon

Interpretation intern Amy Millward talks about


Volunteer Manager profile: meet Jane Ewers

Hidcote, Gloucestershire

With our much anticipated Volunteer Recruitment Day drawing near on February 13th we turn our attention to Jane Ewers, our Retail Manager, to find out just what she’s looking for when recruiting new volunteers for Hidcote’s busy retail outlets.