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Volunteering at Antony

A volunteer room guide talks to a visitor at Greenway in Devon
A volunteer room guide talking to a visitor | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

It takes many hands to keep Antony special. We have a dedicated team of volunteers and we're always on the lookout for more. If you'd like to volunteer and help to look after Antony, we've got lots of different roles that might suit. Find out more about getting involved.

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.

We need your help to bring to life this beautiful, still lived-in family home. Why not volunteer and become part of the fascinating history of Antony?

Roles and opportunities

It’s our volunteers that help bring Antony to life. Whether you want to volunteer every week or for a shorter period of time, we've got lots of opportunities that might suit you.

You could become an experience volunteer in the house, help out in the garden and learn some new skills, or even get stuck in at some of our events such as Easter and October half-term.

We can find something for everyone so if you want to volunteer, get in touch and we can talk through what might suit you.

Get in touch about volunteering

If you would like to talk to us over the phone about volunteering, please call us on 01752 812191. If you'd prefer, you can also email us about opportunities.

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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