Volunteering at Washington Old Hall
This historic hall was saved by the support of the local community in the 1930s and then restored in the 1950s. Today we are supported by the Friends of Washington Old Hall and dedicated volunteers, making it a vibrant and interesting place to explore. Discover how you can get involved with volunteering at Washington Old Hall.
Become part of a great team
We’re always on the lookout for new members to join the team here at Washington Old Hall. Have you got a hidden talent to share? Maybe you’re looking for a new challenge?
Visitors appreciate the personal touch that volunteers bring to their day, and we greatly appreciate the support volunteers give.
We offer various opportunities to become a volunteer throughout the year and we welcome enquiries from people of all ages and backgrounds. Please check this page regularly for more details on upcoming roles.
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.
Socialising and events
We offer many opportunities to socialise with fellow team members during the year, including Christmas dinner, a celebration of George Washington's birthday and a summer barbecue. Although these have been paused during the coronavirus pandemic, we hope they'll start up again soon.
The Friends of Washington Old Hall
The Friends of Washington Old Hall is our fantastic supporter group – ask about becoming a member when you visit.
An independent registered charity formed in 1986, the group’s objectives are to promote the preservation of Washington Old Hall by raising funds to improve visitor facilities and to enhance the quality of the hall’s immediate surroundings.
Daughters of the American Revolution
We’re very lucky to receive the international support of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Washington Old Hall Chapter. Their generous financial contributions and tireless promotion are invaluable to us. Click here to learn more about the DAR.
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.
Travel through time and discover the fascinating past of Washington Old Hall, including its links with an American president and its 20th century challenges.
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Meet like-minded individuals in the North East by joining a supporter group near you. Enjoy a programme of talks and trips while supporting special places.