Volunteering at Moseley Old Hall
Moseley Old Hall wouldn’t be the same without our team of brilliant volunteers. Whether helping in the garden, as a tour guide or in visitor reception there’s plenty to get stuck into. Discover how to get involved and what could be in it for you.
2022 is an exciting year at Moseley Old Hall with the gradual opening of Big Meadow and Whitgreaves Wood, as well as it being our 60th anniversary.
We’re looking for new ways for volunteers and local communities to get involved here at Moseley, in a safe and engaging way.
What roles are available at Moseley Old Hall?
Whether you’re looking to build your CV, keep busy in your retirement or give back to a cause you care about, we can find a role for you.
We have lots of roles available this year:
- Outdoor family engagement volunteer
- Gardens and grounds volunteer
- House volunteering roles
- Bookshop, fundraising and visitor welcome volunteers
- Tea-room volunteer
- Ranger team volunteer
- Instant volunteer
What is instant volunteering?
Do you want to get involved here at Moseley Old Hall but can’t commit to a regular time? Instant volunteering may be just the thing for you.
Instant volunteering provides opportunities to get involved for one-off occasions, if you’re unable to commit your time, want to have a 'taste' of volunteering, or to help from home if you are not quite ready to get back out and about. This could be through craft or research projects.
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.
Volunteering open days
At our volunteer open days you’ll be able to have a hot drink and chat to the team about volunteering at Moseley, get to know the site through guided tours and even ‘fast track’ through the sign-up process.
Don't worry if you’re not ready to sign-up straight away, you’re welcome to take away volunteering information and sign-up sheets.
How to get involved
Come along to one of our volunteering open days or email the team to arrange a chat on firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Moseley Old Hall, the house that saved a King. Find out more about the story of its most famous visitor, King Charles II, and about life in 17th-century Staffordshire.
Explore Moseley’s walled gardens to discover 17th-century plants, a heritage orchard and intricate knot garden. Climb the tree hide and build a den in the King’s Walk Woods beyond.
The tea-room is open for takeaways and outdoor seating, serving a range of hot and cold food and drinks. Hot food is served from 12 noon until 3pm. Stop by the second-hand bookshop to pick up your next read.
Join your local supporter group in Birmingham and the West Midlands for visits, holidays and fundraising events supporting the Trust.