Volunteering at Mount Stewart

An older man and a young woman planting in the gardens

We are currently not recruiting new volunteers. Please keep an eye on this page for future updates, where all new opportunities will be listed with details on how to apply.

We are currently not recruiting new volunteers. Please keep an eye on this page for future updates, where all new opportunities will be listed with details on how to apply. 

Across Mount Stewart and Strangford, we have several different teams of staff and volunteers working alongside each other with the common purpose of looking after these special places and making sure our visitors have a brilliant time. There are so many ways to get involved.

Become a Volunteer

You do not have to be an art expert or a historian: we will provide all the training and support that you need. A willingness to learn and to share your enthusiasm with others is what we are looking for.

Reap the Rewards

There are many benefits to volunteering with the National Trust, here's our top 5:

  • Knowing you're making a unique contribution to our work

  • Share your skills and learn new ones

  • Make new friends

  • Work alongside experts in their field

  • It looks great on your CV

Horticulture placements for students

Here at Mount Stewart we offer gardening placements to students who are studying horticulture. We have welcomed students from the USA, France and Luxembourg who all enjoyed experiencing Northern Ireland as well as learning new skills.