Volunteering at Prior Park Landscape Garden
Volunteers are vital to the smooth running of the garden. From laying new paths and steps, to welcoming our visitors at reception, we’ve roles to suit all interests. Here’s everything you need to know about joining the team.
Why join us?
There are lots of reasons to join us; making the move to volunteer could be the best decision you ever make.
- Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
- Meet people from all walks of life and forge new friendships
- Utilise your existing skills and learn new ones
- Strengthen your CV and help to develop your career
- Enjoy the great outdoors
- Learn about the history of this special place.
Volunteer roles at Prior Park
From helping visitors to working with wildlife and helping with events, there’s a range of roles to suit all interests.
- Garden volunteers work one day per week and assist with all sorts of tasks in the garden. They might be pruning laurel, weeding, building steps, repairing paths, painting railings or topping thistles, plus lots of other tasks.
- Visitor welcome assistants work with the reception team to greet visitors and tell them about Prior Park.
- Tour guides lead guided walks around the garden, giving visitors an insight into the history, management, conservation and nature in the garden.
- We are always open to discussing special skills that potential new volunteers might have, and how they can support the Prior Park team.
Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.
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These frequently asked questions should give you all you need to know about who can volunteer, what it involves and how to apply.
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