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Volunteering at Anglesey Abbey

Volunteer talking with visitors at Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire
Volunteer talking with visitors at Anglesey Abbey | © National Trust Images/Trevor Ray Hart

Volunteers at Anglesey Abbey come from a variety of backgrounds with all kinds of interests and experience, and they all help to look after this special place. We'd love to hear from you if you're interested in any of the vacancies listed, with new opportunities coming up regularly.

How to become a volunteer

If you fancy finding out more, take a look at the opportunities below or visit the National Trust volunteering website and search for 'Anglesey Abbey'. You'll be able to complete an application for your chosen role and then we'll be in touch.

Current opportunities

Car Park Welcome

Join our friendly team to welcome visitors at our busy car park. This is an active, fast paced role for a people person who will enjoy managing traffic, keeping our visitors safe and being a crucial positive first impression of Anglesey Abbey.

Family Engagement

You'll provide a warm welcome for all visitors, focusing on families, as part of our events program. You’ll help to run an exciting and engaging family offer, ensuring that our families have an enjoyable and memorable visit.

Redwoods Restaurant Host

Can you boast some fabulous skills as a host? Whether you are a dinner party aficionado or just love seeing people enjoying their day, as our volunteer host you will play an integral part in ensuring our visitors have a memorable day at Anglesey Abbey.

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.

Family and volunteer room guide in the Victorian kitchen at Lanhydrock, Cornwall
A family talks to a volunteer at Anglesey Abbey. | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Meet the team

Peter, House Experience volunteer

Peter is one of Anglesey Abbey’s long-standing volunteers, having joined the team in 1985! His role is varied, from giving directions to holding introductory talks for people waiting to come inside. He’ll answer questions about the collection, and help to provide a welcoming environment for everyone. He loves making sure visitors enjoy their day out at Anglesey.

John Gothard, House Experience and Outdoor Collections volunteer

John volunteers within a number of teams at Anglesey Abbey, and loves the variety of roles on offer. As a House Experience volunteer, he shows and explains the treasures inside the Abbey. As a member of the Outdoor Collections team, he helps conserve the collection for future generations. In addition, he supports the second-hand bookshop, which raises much-needed funds for property projects.

Get in touch about volunteering

If you have any questions about the roles or how to apply, please don't hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you

Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.

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