Volunteering in London and South East

It's the passion of our volunteers that helps make our places extra special. Whether it's making new friends, working in houses of significant historical importance or just knowing that you're helping a great cause, there's lots of reasons to lend a hand with the National Trust. Indoors at Smallhythe Place, outdoors at Bodiam or on the roof at The Vyne, discover your potential.

Conservator cleaning porcelain with a fine brush

Hampshire 

Enjoy a view from above by supporting our new roof project at The Vyne, become a story-teller at Uppark or help care for our collections of Mompesson House.

View across the lake towards the turf amphitheatre at Claremont Landscape Garden in Surrey

Surrey 

Volunteering is a great way to hone your skills, stay social and contribute to the preservation of our beautiful landscape. Here are just some of the many varied roles you could be doing to help at Claremont.

Volunteer planting red flowers on the Parterre at Hughenden

Buckinghamshire 

It's our volunteers' passion that makes our places extra special. Whether it's making new friends, working in amazing places or just knowing that you're helping a great cause, there are lots of reasons to lend a hand with the National Trust in the Chilterns.

Volunteers at Bembridge Fort

Isle of Wight 

If you’ve made a resolution to volunteer this year, why not explore opportunities with us? We have roles at Bembridge Fort and Bembridge Windmill, so you can get involved with caring for the places you love.

A view of South Foreland Lighthouse

Kent 

Become part of the team that cares for the home of Sir Winston Churchill, bring to life the story of Knole's 600-year history or grow green fingers at Scotney Castle.

A costumed volunteer working in the castle kitchen at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

East Sussex 

Delight young historians in character dress at Bodiam Castle, sprinkle a touch of fairy magic telling stories for young visitors at Bateman's or get become a room guide at nearby Smallhythe Place.

 Staff and volunteers gardening at Basildon Park, Berkshire.

Berkshire 

It's our volunteers' passion that makes our places extra special. Whether it's making new friends, working in amazing places or just knowing that you're helping a great cause, there are lots of reason to lend a hand with the National Trust in Berkshire.

Meet our local volunteers