Volunteering at Killerton
Volunteers are essential to Killerton. More than 400 people volunteer their time to helping us carry out conservation work across Killerton’s house and estate, and we’d love you to join the friendly and dedicated team. There are plenty of roles and ways to get involved, with opportunities to flex your existing skills or even enjoy learning new ones.
Volunteers at Killerton
There’s a variety of volunteering roles at Killerton. Volunteers could be helping raise funds via our commercial outlets and fundraising, welcoming visitors and ensuring they get the most out of their visit. Alternatively, they could be actively involved in conservation work out on the estate or in the historic house.
We value our volunteers’ skills and experience so whatever your interests are, there’s a role suitable for you at Killerton.
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.
Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.
Each year, volunteers join us in helping bring to life the places in our care. There are plenty of roles that are rewarding. Find out more about the wide variety of roles on offer and how you can start volunteering.
Our supporter groups are a great way of getting involved with your local place. Find out more about how you can join in.
These frequently asked questions should give you all you need to know about who can volunteer, what it involves and how to apply.
Killerton’s estate is home to wildlife of all sizes and some animals, especially bats and dormice, need a helping hand so are being monitored and protected by the team of rangers.
Killerton’s estate is an important wildlife haven, but is threatened by climate change. Thanks to the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, projects have been completed to protect its grounds.
Discover local National Trust places through groups’ talks and trips, or help out a volunteering group with hands-on conservation tasks.