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Volunteering at Lytes Cary Manor

Volunteer gardener cutting the grass at Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset in summer
Volunteer gardener cutting the grass at Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset | © National Trust Images/Andrew Butler

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.

Visitors and volunteer in the Great Hall at Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset
Visitors and volunteer in the Great Hall at Lytes Cary Manor | © National Trust Images/John Millar

'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

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

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