Volunteering opportunities at Clandon Park
Find an opportunity to get involved at Clandon Park, as part of the National Trust's largest project for a generation. You’ll join a team of friendly and enthusiastic staff and a brilliant, committed group of existing volunteers. Making new friends, working in an amazing place and knowing that you're helping a great cause are just three of the great reasons to get volunteering.
What do volunteers at Clandon Park do?
It would be impossible to run Clandon successfully without the hard work and dedication of our brilliant volunteer teams. With just a few spare hours a week you can get involved and really make a difference.
House and visitor welcome volunteers
You’ll work in rough and ready conditions, turning your hand to a range of different visitor-facing roles such as leading tours, delivering safety briefings, assisting with activities or helping the team across the site.
If you love gardens as much as we do then you’ll know they need a lot of care and attention. Volunteer gardeners at Clandon do practical work to help the garden stay in peak condition.
‘What a time to be involved, it’s thrilling to be part of shaping the future at a pivotal moment in the history of the house and a privilege to be involved in such an important transition.’
- Cathy Mead, Volunteer, Clandon Park
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.
Get in touch about volunteering at Clandon
Volunteering can be an extremely rewarding experience. Follow the link below to look at available opportunities, and if you have any questions please contact the team by email.
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.
These frequently asked questions should give you all you need to know about who can volunteer, what it involves and how to apply.
There are eight National Trust supporter groups in Surrey and you can join one to meet like-minded people, make new friends and learn more about the work of the National Trust.
Take a look at our timeline to find out what the team have been working on.
One of Clandon Park’s expert volunteers can travel to your club and group and deliver a talk from a range of fascinating topics.
Clandon house’s history spans more than three centuries, from its origins as a grand Georgian home to its time as a First World War military hospital and subsequent restoration in the 1960s.
From small ceramics to historic wallpaper, some of Clandon’s treasures live on after the fire to tell their stories of that fateful event.
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