Volunteering at Lyveden

Visitor Centre volunteers

There are so many ways to get involved at Lyveden, whether you've got lots of time or a little.

Volunteer Roles

The role profile for each volunteering opportunity currently available at Lyveden is a downloadable PDF document - click on the links to find out more.

Looking at Lyveden
View of Lyveden's lodge, cottage and spiral mount
Looking at Lyveden


Welcome Team:

  •  Car Park Assistant (PDF / 0MB) download - give visitors a warm welcome, set the scene for the visit and act as an orientation guide for all visitors upon arrival.
  •  Visitor Welcome (PDF / 0MB) download   - provide a warm welcome for all visitors, answer any immediate, questions, help them to orientate themselves and generally give them the information they need to ensure they have a comfortable, enjoyable and memorable visit.
Young volunteer on car parking duty
Young person volunteer in high vis jacket
Young volunteer on car parking duty


Catering Team:

  • Baker (PDF / 0MB) download – assist the catering team by helping to produce great food for our visitors to enjoy.
  • Tearoom Assistant (PDF / 0MB) download - provide a warm and inviting experience, from welcoming visitors to assisting with food preparation and serving and clearing food and drink in a prompt, efficient and pleasant manner.
Volunteers in the tearoom
View of the tearoom with volunteers and visitors
Volunteers in the tearoom

Other roles:

  • Duke of Edinburgh (PDF / 0MB) download  – looking for somewhere to volunteer for the service section of your Duke of Edinburgh award, well at Lyveden we have a role set up that alternates between working in the Tearoom and the Visitor Centre so you can get a taste of everything the property has to offer.
Volunteers are part of all aspects of Lyveden
Pond dipping in the moats at Lyveden
Volunteers are part of all aspects of Lyveden

We have a volunteer drop in session between 11:00 - 15:00 once a month if you’d like to come along and learn more about the property and the roles available. Check back for more dates soon.

Lyveden outdoor volunteers hard at work
Outdoor volunteers working at Lyveden
Lyveden outdoor volunteers hard at work

If volunteering sounds right for you, then we'd love to hear from you.

Contact us via email at lyveden@nationaltrust.org.uk or apply directly through the National Trust myvolunteering site.