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Volunteering at Cliveden

A woman in National Trust uniform welcoming a visitor with a map
Volunteer to greet visitors when they arrive | © National Trust Images/Aled Llywelyn

Whether volunteering to meet new people, to develop skills for a new career, or simply give something back, the enthusiastic volunteer team at Cliveden play a vital role in looking after this special place and ensuring everyone enjoys their visit.

How to get involved

The Cliveden estate relies on people who offer their time in any way they can to keep the 350-year-old estate going. Here's a small sample of the many various roles volunteers are currently enjoying;

Garden/ranger volunteering

From raised beds to rose beds, the gardens at Cliveden are just as historic as the house itself and require just as much care and attention. This is a rare opportunity to work alongside a team of expert gardeners.

A group of people gardening at Nostell Priory in West Yorkshire
Volunteer in the garden | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Events/crafting volunteering

Help deliver a variety of events at Cliveden. From crafting props to running the activity on the day, your participation will make for a fun and memorable day for hundreds of families.

Meeting and greeting volunteering

If you have a knack for talking to and helping new people, then joining the ‘meet and greet’ team at Cliveden is the place for you. You'll be providing a first-class welcome to all our visitors and making sure they have all the information they need to make the most out of their visit.

Other opportunities

There are plenty of other teams you could join at Cliveden. We have more than 40 distinct volunteer roles for you to explore.

Think you could turn your hand to decorating with our maintenance team? Maybe you have a keen interest for history and would fit right in with our house and chapel guides group. Or perhaps you have years of experience or specialist knowledge you would like to put to good use in our busy office.

If any of the above sounds like you, please get in touch and share your skills.

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 Cliveden's past

Get in touch about volunteering at Cliveden

Search all our volunteering roles or give us a call on 01628 605069 to find out more.

Thank you

Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.

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