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

Volunteer with visitors in the kitchen garden at Osterley Park and House, London
Volunteer Roy working in a wall in Langdale

Roy Isherwood: Holding back the years in Langdale 

Roy Isherwood volunteers in Langdale helping our Rangers with practical conservation tasks. This year, on 1 March, Roy turned 86. Find out why he thinks volunteering is keeping him young at heart.

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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.

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Join the team at Oxburgh Hall

Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk

Oxburgh is a very special place. Have you ever considered making Oxburgh more than a visit? Whatever your skills and interests, there are plenty of ways you can get involved!

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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.

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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.

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From childhood visits to garden digs

Ickworth, Suffolk

Rowan has been volunteering with the gardening team since he was 15, find out how you can get stuck in volunteering whatever your age.

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Volunteer profile: Amy Millward, interpretation intern

Heddon Valley, Devon

Interpretation intern Amy Millward talks about

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Volunteering at Packwood

Packwood House, Warwickshire

Hear what some of our volunteers say about helping at Packwood, and find out how you could join the team.

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Volunteer profile: meet Martin Sizeland

Blakeney National Nature Reserve, Norfolk

Martin joined our Visitor Welcome team at Morston Quay in April 2018 after retiring from a career in the construction industry; here is his story.

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Meet Robin

Chartwell, Kent

Now in his third year of volunteering with us, Robin tells us about his role at Chartwell, what he does as a house steward and why he keeps coming back.

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Volunteer profile: Meet Bob Fossey

Horsey Windpump, Norfolk

Bob Fossey joined the newly formed windpump volunteer team at Horsey Windpump as a volunteer in April 2018

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"I travelled from Paris to Northern Ireland to Volunteer with the National Trust"

Giant's Causeway, County Antrim

As part of Volunteer Week we are shining a light on Clementine Rhein who took some time out from studying in France last year to volunteer in Northern Ireland

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Celebrating our amazing volunteers at Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle and Garden, Gwynedd

To celebrate Volunteers' Week 2019 we've been finding out about the volunteers that inspire us and why they choose to volunteer their time at Penrhyn Castle.

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Volunteer Stories: Tim Day

Penrhyn Castle and Garden, Gwynedd

"I took up life membership of the National Trust in 1987. Volunteering here, after my retirement, just seemed like a natural choice."

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Meet Richard

Sutton Hoo, Suffolk

Richard gives his story on why he decided to volunteer here at Sutton Hoo.

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Chris Mitchell: Why I volunteer

Chris Mitchell is a volunteer retail assistant at Kingston Lacy, Dorset. He tells us about how he finds his role rewarding helping to keep the shop running smoothly.

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Nicola Cornick, writer in residence

Nicola Cornick, tells us how she became writer-in-residence, at Ashdown House in Berkshire.

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A day in the life of Nick

Greenway, Devon

Nick volunteers in the house and Boathouse at Greenway, and he also helps out with events and leads talks and tours. He's taken the time to share what volunteering is like for him.

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Organising events give Andrew a real buzz

Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

Meet Andrew, who volunteers his time to deliver fun-packed events at Upton House & Gardens.