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Volunteering opportunities for young people at Dunham Massey

A group of five young volunteers show painted signs they have created.
Young volunteers at Dunham Massey | © National Trust

Young people have a big impact on the conservation and preservation of the Dunham Massey estate. Find out more about the different volunteering opportunities for those under 18, the types of activities young people can get involved with and how to register your interest with us.

Young Volunteers

Ages: 14-18

Meeting one Saturday per month, our Young Volunteers shape the future of Dunham Massey by sharing their ideas and co-creating events. Activities can range from event planning, supporting family trails, social media content creation, activity curation and producing signage.

Youth Rangers

Ages: 14-18

Facilitated by our Ranger team, Youth Rangers complete jobs that are key to the protection and conservation of nature and wildlife at Dunham Massey. Meeting every Friday of Trafford school holidays, the Youth Rangers get involved with wildlife surveying, tackling invasive species, maintaining paths or planting trees and many other various activities thoughout the year.

A young person helps to conserve a clock at Dunham Massey
A young person conserves a clock during work experience | © National Trust

Get in touch about volunteering at Dunham Massey

We’d love to hear from you if you are keen to lend a hand. Find out more about volunteering on the National Trust volunteering website and search ‘Dunham Massey’ to find opportunities and apply.

If you have any questions about volunteer roles for young people at Dunham Massey, email Tash at

Thank you

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