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

Gardeners and volunteers mulching the kitchen garden at Hidcote, Gloucestershire

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 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.


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.


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.


From childhood visits to garden digs

Ickworth, Suffolk

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


The support of our sewing volunteers for 'A Dress Fit for a King'

Berrington Hall, Herefordshire

Berrington depends on the help of each one of our volunteers. One particular group of volunteers, Berrington's 'Sewing Volunteer Team' even helped to make our exhibition, 'A Dress Fit for a King', become a reality.


‘You could do that!’ she said.

Lavenham Guildhall, Suffolk

David has a very personal story about what brought him to volunteering with us at the Guildhall.


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.


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


Volunteer profile: meet Richard Porter

Blakeney National Nature Reserve, Norfolk

Richard Porter started volunteering with the National Trust in 2002 and has contributed thousands of hours to the countryside team at Blakeney National Nature Reserve.


What's it like to volunteer on the estate at Scotney Castle?

Scotney Castle, Kent

Are you interested in volunteering? Here what Judith, an estate volunteer here at Scotney, has to say about her experiences.


What's it like to volunteer in the house at Scotney Castle?

Scotney Castle, Kent

Are you interested in volunteering? Here what Maz, a house volunteer here at Scotney, has to say about her experiences.


Volunteer profile: Amy Millward, interpretation intern

Heddon Valley, Devon

Amy talks about her time as Heddon Valley's Interpretation intern...


Meet Keith

Chartwell, Kent

Keith always knew that he would spend his retirement volunteering with the National Trust. Read about why he loves working with us at Chartwell.


Celebrating Volunteers

Rainham Hall, London

To celebrate National Volunteers’ Week, Jesse highlights the invaluable contribution of volunteers in the Garden at Rainham Hall.


The Broadening of Horizons

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Norfolk

Andrew has been volunteering at Felbrigg since 2017 as both a Visitor Experience volunteer and a room guide. He shares with us how volunteering has given him new opportunities, and improved his wellbeing.