Volunteering at The Argory
Discover the volunteering opportunities at The Argory. From supporting the garden team to helping out with events, there is something for everyone to get involved with.
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.
Roles and opportunities
Volunteers at The Argory are involved in all aspects of the place, from being outdoors looking after the estate and working in the garden to helping indoors, taking part in conservation projects and administration.
Lots of our volunteers are involved in visitor-facing roles as meeter-greeters, tour guides, and in the second-hand bookshop. Our volunteers are also heavily involved in our programme of events throughout the year - previous roles have included everything from face painting and flower arranging to making chocolates for the fabulous afternoon teas.
Volunteering at The Argory gives you the chance to meet people from all walks of life, not just the visitors who come to see us, but also your fellow volunteers. It’s the perfect way to meet like-minded people and make new friends.
Family volunteering experience
The Argory offers the perfect place for families to get involved. We have some family volunteering experiences planned for the autumn months. Activities will include tree seed collection and propagation, bulb planting, habitat creation and invasive species control. To find out more visit The Argory Events page
Get in touch about volunteering at The Argory
If you are interested in volunteering, get in touch today or search current volunteering opportunities by clicking the link below.
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.
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These frequently asked questions should give you all you need to know about who can volunteer, what it involves and how to apply.
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