Volunteer opportunities at Saltram
Volunteering at Saltram House and estate is a great way to meet new people and learn new skills in beautiful surroundings. Our team of dedicated volunteers work in nearly every aspect of work on the estate, from administration to gardening and bringing the house to life. We’re always looking for more volunteers to join the team so get in touch.
What do volunteers do?
Volunteers are involved in a variety of ways at Saltram. We have volunteers helping in all aspects of the estate and are integral in helping to run and maintain Saltram.
Current vacancies - Volunteer with us:
Visitor Experience Volunteers
Our Visitor Experience volunteers help create lasting memories for visitors. It's a varied role. You can volunteer to assist in our school holiday programming or help run some of our larger events throughout the year.
Visitor Welcome Volunteers
Visitor Welcome volunteers will engage with our visitors and help them to feel welcome. They will help to queue bust and be a friendly face at peak and busy times. They will hand out children's trails and generally make someones day special.
What level of commitment is involved?
Volunteering is super flexible and works around your work/family/home life.
Shifts are generally booked online and there is a role to suit anyones busy life scehedule.
We are really keen to recruit volunteers who can help us in the school holidays and at Christmas time.
Please email to enquire further about specific volunteering roles to fond out more.
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.
Our volunteers make our work to look after nature and history for future generations possible. Learn more about the volunteering opportunities available and hear a selection of their stories to find out what it's like to volunteer with us.
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.
A dedicated team of staff and volunteers work to maintain Saltram’s house and estate, which includes a project to revive the Orange Grove in the garden.
Saltram continues to put nature at the heart of its decisions with the Green Minds Plymouth project. Find out how the project has helped to change and shape Saltram for future generations.
Discover local National Trust places through groups’ talks and trips, or help out a volunteering group with hands-on conservation tasks.