Volunteer at Oxburgh Hall

A volunteer talking with visitors at Oxburgh Hall

At Oxburgh Hall, we're looking for volunteers to join our team in a variety of new roles. Whether you’re a budding archaeologist, keen gardener, great storyteller or handy with a sewing needle or screwdriver, we have just the challenge for you.

Making new friends, working in an amazing place and knowing that you're helping a great cause are three fabulous reasons to get involved in volunteering at Oxburgh Hall.

You’ll be joining thousands of other National Trust volunteers in caring for the special places we all love, and become part of the incredible team at Oxburgh at a really exciting time, as we begin our most ambitious conservation project to date.

Six ways to get involved at Oxburgh

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For great smilers | Welcome volunteer

We’re looking for people who can join our team welcoming visitors, especially at weekends. And if you love a good story, then may be our role of visitor host will take your fancy, where you’ll be helping visitors explore the house.

A volunteer pruning roses

For green fingers | Gardener

If you love gardening then we have just the role for you. The Kitchen Garden, Herbaceous Border and French Parterre all require a lot of love and attention to keep them blooming. Help grow produce for the tea-room or nurture the 6,500 bedding plants required for the Parterre.

Laughing man

For building lovers | Tour guide

If you have a keen interest in buildings and would love to share what we’re up to as our restoration work is underway, we’re looking for people to help lead a series of new tours that focus on the building, its history and our conservation work.

Volunteer dusting mirror

For a safe pair of hands| Conservation volunteer

Would you like to help care for our collection? Working with conservation staff, you’ll learn how to protect the historic items in our care, so that they can be enjoyed by our visitors for many more years to come.

Flower arranger

For talented hands | Sewer, flower arranger, handyperson

Are you great with a needle and thread, fancy joining our sewing group making costumes? Perhaps you love to pick flowers and make arrangements to brighten someone’s day. We’re even on the lookout for someone who knows what they’re doing with a screwdriver and hammer.

Archaeology survey Belton Park, Belton House Lincolnshire

For budding archaeologists | Archaeology volunteer

The roof project brings an exciting new role, as we need volunteers to help carry out archaeology under the floorboards. We have roles outside too, as we uncover the brick kiln in the woods and need help with field walking on a newly acquired area of land that was once historic parkland.

We'd love to hear from you

If you'd like to volunteer or simply would like a little more information, we'd love to hear from you. Please don't hesitate to get in touch, by e-mail or call 01366 328258.

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Meet some of our volunteers

Why volunteer at Oxburgh Hall?

There are many reasons why people are interested in volunteering. It might be to learn new skills or gain experience to add to your CV. It could be that you have some spare time and are looking to meet new people. For others it’s the opportunity to give their time to a charity like the National Trust and help make a difference. 

" There’s never been a more exciting time to join the team and become a volunteer at Oxburgh Hall."
- Sarah Purse, Volunteer and Community Involvement Officer

It’s not essential to be an expert in the role that you’re applying for, but you will need to enjoy meeting new people, have a warm and friendly personality and be willing to learn new things. So, if you want to join our existing incredible team, we’ll do everything we can to offer you the training and support that you need to achieve your goals. 

There’s a lot to enjoy about being a volunteer at Oxburgh Hall. We look forward to you joining the team.