Volunteering at Anglesey Abbey
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.
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.
How to become a volunteer with us
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.
House Experience volunteer
As a House Experience volunteer, you will help bring the stories of Anglesey Abbey, its people and collection to life.
Family Engagement volunteer
Provide a warm welcome for families, support seasonal family events and help families have an enjoyable and memorable visit.
Our garden guides move around the gardens talking to visitors, helping to answer questions. They also give introductory talks and some offer guided tours.
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.
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