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Volunteer opportunities at The Vyne

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Volunteers help keep special places open for everyone. | © National Trust Images / Arnhel de Serra

Volunteers play a huge part in making The Vyne a wonderful place to visit, and there are plenty of opportunities for you to put your skills to use across the house and estate, make new friends and help to protect this special place.

What do volunteers do?

House volunteers

Volunteers in the house are friendly faces for visitors, welcoming and guiding them around The Vyne, and ready to share stories and facts with those who’d like to know a little more.

Garden and countryside volunteers

If you’re green-fingered or just like to work outdoors, then volunteering in the garden or across the wider estate might be the perfect role for you.

Working alongside the team of gardeners and rangers you could be helping in the greenhouse, guiding visitors around the garden or maintaining the estate grounds.

Visitor welcome and retail volunteers

Put your great customer service skills to use by joining the visitor welcome or retail teams. You could volunteer in the shop, the popular second-hand bookshop or provide a welcoming smile to visitors in our reception area.

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 get involved

We’re always keen to add to our volunteer team.

If you’d like to get involved, but don’t see anything on the volunteering page that captures your attention, please get in touch by phone on 01256 883858 or email. Just let us know the kind of role you're looking for and provide us with your contact details.

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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