Volunteering opportunities in the North West

Without our many volunteers, we simply couldn’t do the work we do. Whether it’s to make new friends, work in the place that you love or just know that you’re helping a great cause, we’ve plenty of opportunities to get involved – indoors and out.

A volunteer at the Hardmans' House talks to visitors

The Hardman's House, Liverpool 

Research, cataloguing Hardman’s stunning photographs, or telling visitors about the fascinating Liverpool photographer are just some of the opportunities on offer in this time capsule of Liverpool life.

A volunteer with visitors in the Tudor Great Hall

Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire  

We’re looking for gardeners, events and weddings assistants, and room guides at Rufford Old Hall. If you have a few spare hours, and would like to use and improve your skills and meet new people, there are lots ways you can get involved.

Hare Hill volunteerr

Hare Hill, Cheshire  

Our volunteer gardening team at Hare Hill look after this wonderful woodland garden, with a secret walled garden at its centre. Find out what it involves from Kate, one of our volunteers.

A group of costumed volunteers stand in front of Dunham Massey Hall

Dunham Massey, Cheshire 

Volunteers are involved in every part of Dunham’s life – from helping in the shop or assisting with school visits, to greeting our visitors or working in the gardens.

Volunteers working in the Apprentice House garden

Quarry Bank, Cheshire  

There's lots happening at Quarry Bank this year, with new spaces opening and new experiences being developed on site, and we’re looking for volunteers keen to get involved in the history and heritage of this unique place.

Volunteers put their specialist skills to good use at Lyme, Cheshire

Lyme, Cheshire 

Over 600 volunteers help to keep Lyme ticking. They've involved in everything from welcoming visitors and driving courtesy vehicles to chatting to visitors in the garden and sewing Regency costumes.

South Lakes volunteers Neil and Lesley get stuck in to some dry-stone walling, Cumbria

Volunteering opportunities in the Lake District 

Without the support of our volunteers, we wouldn’t be able to care for over 20% of the Lake District National Park and a whole load of fabulous houses and gardens.