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Volunteering at Quebec House

Conservation volunteer cleaning a bust of James Wolfe at Quebec House
Volunteer at Quebec House | © National Trust/Sarah Haile

Volunteers are the cornerstone of Quebec House, allowing us to bring this little house of treasures to life for our visitors to enjoy. Discover more about volunteering here and the opportunities available.

Volunteering at Quebec House

Joining the team at Quebec House is a great way to meet people, learn new skills and help support this special place. There are a range of volunteering roles on offer, behind-the-scenes and visitor facing. We aim to ensure our opportunities are as flexible as possible as we appreciate that everyone has different needs and commitments.

Volunteer roles at Quebec House

Our volunteers are an integral part to what we do here at Quebec House. Discover more about the different roles and hear from some of the team about why they volunteer with us.

‘We have a small regular conservation team here, so it’s nice that we all get to know each other, as well as building a pretty in-depth knowledge of the house collection. We take a real pride in ensuring Quebec always looks its best.’

Alison, Conservation Volunteer

'I am really passionate about history and my role at Quebec involves welcoming people to the house and giving them a flavour of what life might have been like for the Wolfe family when they lived here.'

Kate, Room Guide & Tour Guide

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.

Get in touch

Search for volunteer opportunities at Quebec House on the National Trust’s volunteering page linked below, or get in touch with the team at

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Find out about the life of General James Wolfe, who led British forces to victory at the Battle of Quebec, from where this Georgian house takes its name.

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