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Volunteering at Killerton

Volunteers and staff members carry out restoration planting on the grounds at Killerton, Devon
Hedge restoration planting at Killerton | © National Trust Images / Fi Hailstone

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.

A volunteer in the driver's seat of a National Trust buggy at Killerton Devon
Volunteer buggy driver | © National Trust / Steven Haywood

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

If you’d like to find out more about volunteering at Killerton, please either call 01392 881345, email the team at or search for volunteering opportunities online.

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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