Volunteering at Ham House and Garden
From gaining horticultural experience in the garden to helping at events, welcoming visitors or even just meeting new people, there are plenty of reasons to become a volunteer at Ham House and Garden. Opportunities are available no matter how much or little time you can spare.
Become part of a great team
We’re always on the lookout for new members to join the team here at Ham House and Garden. Have you got a hidden talent to share? Maybe you’re looking for a new challenge?
Visitors appreciate the personal touch our volunteers bring to their day, and we greatly appreciate the support volunteers give. A range of opportunities are available and we welcome enquiries from people of all ages and backgrounds.
Enjoy being part of the Ham House team of staff and volunteers with social events, outings and lots of tea and biscuits.
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 about volunteering at Ham House and Garden
You can search for current opportunities by following the link below. Volunteering can be an extremely rewarding experience and if you have questions about how you can get involved or what it entails, please contact the team on 020 8940 1950 or by email.
Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.
Each year, volunteers join us in helping bring to life the places in our care. There are plenty of roles that are rewarding. Find out more about the wide variety of roles on offer and how you can start volunteering.
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.
Take a look behind the scenes and discover the work that goes into keeping this special place looking its best.
Explore the well-preserved interiors of one of the grandest Stuart houses in England, created to impress in the 17th-century by the Duchess of Lauderdale and her husband the Duke.
Explore the formal gardens at Ham House, a celebration of the past with a modern sensibility. Enjoy a historic Kitchen Garden, recreated to provide food and cut flowers all year round.
Explore the rich history of Ham House on the banks of the River Thames near Richmond – a rare example of 17th-century life, treasures and architecture; hardly changed in 300 years.
Games, activities, adventures – find lots of fun things to do for all the family this autumn at Ham House and Garden.