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
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!
Volunteering with the National Trust on the North Coast is an exciting and sociable way to try new things, get outdoors and lend a hand to a great cause.
After retiring, Alison was looking for a new volunteering opportunity that would suit her. Find out why she decided to become a Conservation Volunteer at Quebec House in her own words here.
Katie has been volunteering at Clandon Park since summer 2018. Flexible volunteering hours have made it possible for her to give her time whenever she wants, enabling her to meet new people, get to know the area and learn more about a place she’s grown to love.
Garden guides enjoy helping visitors find their way around the garden and explaining what there is to see within the walls.
Our dedicated team of volunteers work tirelessly to keep Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate at it's best all year round.
Discover exciting volunteer opportunities and find out how you can help us look after Greyfriars.
Sue, a room guide volunteer, started in April 2016 after she moved to the area. She shares why she began volunteering and what it is like for her.
A great team of volunteers help to keep Compton Castle ticking like clockwork. Volunteer gardener Bob gives us an insight into the well-oiled machine, and shares what he enjoys the most.
One of our volunteers, Jill talks about how she brings her skills to Sutton Hoo.
Tony loves introducing the Banking for Victory story at Upton
"I decided that I wanted a career change, I wanted to work outdoors and so I needed to gain experience. This was how I discovered volunteering and I thought, “Why didn’t I do this before!”
"It's good to know that the National Trust – and Penrhyn – is open to everyone volunteering here. That’s especially true for me. It’s good to have the option for anyone to come and volunteer."
"It’s something so completely different from anything you might have done before but you have to try it to see. You just might be surprised as to how much you get into it. "
David has a very personal story about what brought him to volunteering with us at the Guildhall.
Meet Louise and Peter, who volunteer together at Sutton Hoo on why they decided to join the team.
Judith Mills began volunteering through her interest in Gilbert and Sullivan. She tells us all about her experiences as a room guide, sharing her passion for the operettas and the family behind the Gilbert and Sullivan Company.