Volunteering at Mount Stewart
Volunteering at Mount Stewart offers the chance to do something worthwhile. There are plenty of roles that are rewarding and help to look after this historic family home. Find out how you can volunteer and help visitors to enjoy this special place.
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
- Learn about the history of this special place
Make new friends
Volunteering is a way to make new friends by working together knowing that you're helping a great cause. National Trust staff will support you in your role and often work alongside you as part of a wider team. There’s always time for tea breaks and chats during your day with other like-minded people.
Find a role for you
There are opportunities for people of all backgrounds, abilities, and interests to get involved. You don’t have to be an expert as we’ll provide all the training and support that you need.
A willingness to learn and to share your enthusiasm with others is what we are looking for. Joining the volunteer team offers you the opportunity to do something worthwhile by supporting your local property.
A wide variety of roles
Volunteers are involved in the life of Mount Stewart at every turn. Roles vary and include:
- Caring for the historic collection in the house
- Welcoming visitors to varied events
- Helping in the shop
- Helping take care of the historic landscape, demesne and gardens
- Supporting the Children and Young People Hub
- Sharing the stories of this special place as a room or tour guide
- Preparing delicious refreshments in the tea-room
- Sorting and pricing books in the second-hand bookshop
- Behind-the-scenes business administration work
Want to find out more?
If you’re interested in volunteering please apply online https://myvolunteering.nationaltrust.org.uk/opportunity-search to find a role suited to you and a member of the team will get back to you.
If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org stating your area of interest in the subject line.
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.
Home to the Londonderry family for generations, uncover the stories of the people who lived and worked at Mount Stewart
Discover highlights in the family collection brought together through a generous loan. See works by famous artists that are now on display for the first time in centuries.
Discover how our work helps to create space for nature to thrive. From revealing an 800-year-old Norman motte to providing diverse habit for squirrels, barn owls and the native black bee.