Join the Treasurer's House team

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Treasurer’s House team of volunteers work together to ensure that visitors have the best experience possible. If you want to make new friends, develop new skills or just support the charity – we will provide everything you need to get stuck in.

Just so you know...

We're working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so. However, Treasurer's House is currently closed. Check our homepage for the most up to date information about visiting. The closest place to visit is Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens.

Please note we are not currently recruiting for new volunteers due to the evolving guidelines from the government, these details will be updated when the situation changes.

Facilities Manager - working across York with accommodation at Treasurer's House. Permanent and full time, £27,735 pa. Find out more and apply here, closes 31/1/21.

Volunteering opportunities

Volunteers are central to all parts of the organisation and work of the charity. Any available roles can be found on the volunteering website.

Some of the most popular roles

Treasurer's House by special appointment tours

Tour Leader

The enthusiastic tour team lead visitors on a discovery, engaging them with the story of Treasurer’s House and delving into the changes Frank Green made before handing the house over to the National Trust in 1930. You will take small groups around the property and make the experience a brilliant one for everyone.

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Working as part of a team, volunteer gardeners help with the upkeep and development of the 6 times Yorkshire in Bloom Gold award winning garden. Spend your day in this pocket of green, away from the bustle of the city, right beside York Minster.

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Team Leader

Volunteer Team Leaders are a vital part of bringing Treasurer’s House to life for all of our visitors. You will support a team of Tour Leaders, helping to orchestrate who goes where on the day and leading with enthusiasm, adaptability and positivity.

" I enjoy meeting people and sharing the story of Frank Green and his home with people from around the world."
- Elaine, Volunteer Team Leader

Other ways to get involved

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The Historical Research Group

The Historical Research Group allows volunteers undertaking research into Treasurer’s House to share their knowledge with other volunteers. Recent projects have included campaigning for a blue plaque dedicated to Elizabeth Montagu, a prior resident and founder of the Blue Stocking Society, to be erected at the garden entrance and helping the launch of the ‘by appointment’ tours.

Join the York Association 

The York Association of the National Trust (YANT) are a group of people who share a passion for supporting local properties through social activities, walks, trips & events. Joining YANT is open to all - National Trust members and non-members are equally welcome.