Volunteering at Lytes Cary Manor
Volunteers make such a difference at at Lytes Cary Manor, whether they are dry-stone walling with the ranger team, telling visitors about the house or helping with IT systems. There are so many different roles, but one thing they all have in common is making people feel at home. Find out more about applying to join the team and getting involved.
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.
'It’s lovely to share the house with the visitors and to tell them the nuggets of information picked up over the years. It’s easy to imagine the Jenners living here.'
- Room guide, Lytes Cary Manor
How to sign up
There's a range of roles to suit all skills and interests at Lytes Cary Manor.
Search available volunteer opportunities, or complete an expression of interest form, on the National Trust volunteer website.
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.
Find out about the people who lived here including those rewarded by royalty and a couple who rescued the manor from decay. See how the manor and garden changed over time.
Volunteers, staff and farm tenants worked to improve flower-rich grasslands and Lytes Cary has been designated as one of two exemplary sites for the endangered shrill carder bee.
Discover what you could get out of joining a supporter group in Somerset, and where your nearest is. Volunteer, meet up with like-minded individuals and enjoy a programme of talks and trips.