Volunteering at Knightshayes
The volunteering team at Knightshayes is made up of people of all ages and abilities, and from all walks of life. We're always interested in hearing from people who would like to join us in caring for this special house and garden.
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 volunteer roles are there at Knightshayes?
We have a wide variety of volunteer roles at Knightshayes. You could help us maintain the high holticultral standards in the gardens or care for the collection in the house, share the history of Knightshayes with visitors or help find the perfect seasonal gift.
We are currently advertising these roles;
- Room Guide
- Formal & Woodland Garden Volunteer
- Walled Kitchen Garden Volunteer
- Cut Flower Harvesting
How to join the volunteering team
You can find out more about the volunteering opportunities at Knightshayes by following the link below (Google Chrome is recommended) and typing Knightshayes into the search facility. If you find a role you like the look of, click on ‘more details’ for further information and to obtain an application form.
If you have any questions or you have skills that may not match the roles above but are still interested in volunteering with us, please email us at email@example.com or call us on 01884 254665.
Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.
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