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Volunteer opportunities at Greenway

A conservation assistant carefully dusting objects on the shelves at Greenway, Devon
A conservation assistant dusting objects at Greenway | © National Trust Images / John Millar

Greenway is always looking for volunteers to join their friendly and dedicated team. Volunteering helps bring Greenway to life and gives people a chance to improve their CV, meet new people and give back to their community. Find out what opportunities are available and how to sign up to join our team.

What do volunteers do?

There are a variety of volunteering roles at Greenway. Volunteers help raise funds through the commercial outlets and fundraising, they help visitors make the most of their visit and they’re involved in conservation work on the estate and inside the property.

There are volunteering opportunities to suit everybody and fit different schedules. You can commit to every week, for a shorter period or simply for an event or project.

Elderly volunteer carefully cleaning decorative ceramic teapot with a cotton swab
Volunteer cleaning ceramics at Greenway, Devon | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

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.

What can I expect?

New recruits are given all the information they need to feel supported, with induction and training. There are also opportunities to relax, enjoy Greenway and get to know your fellow volunteers and staff members.

How to become a volunteer

To discover what volunteering opportunities are currently available at Greenway, search on the National Trust volunteer website.

Alternatively, to find out more about volunteering at Greenway call Laura, Senior Volunteering and Community Officer on 01803 843235 or email

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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