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Volunteering at Bodiam Castle

Bodiam Castle from the left front, wispy clouds in summer skies above
Join our friendly team of volunteers at Bodiam Castle | © National Trust Images/Sam Milling

The volunteers at Bodiam Castle near Robertsbridge in East Sussex come from all walks of life and bring a wealth of experience to our work here. If you have time to spare and would like to meet new people, come and join our friendly team and make a difference to our visitors' days out.

Ways to volunteer at Bodiam Castle

At Bodiam Castle, we always welcome new volunteers, whether you want a regular commitment or to just pop in for a specific role. We believe that life is one long adventure, and we'd love to be part of yours.

Volunteering roles

We have a wide range of different volunteering roles here at the castle, including:

  • Welcome volunteer – engaging with visitors in and around the castle
  • Castle View Café and Wharf Tea-room volunteers
  • Retail volunteers – helping in the Castle gift shop
  • Events assistant – assisting with events and activities
  • Craft volunteers – helping with craft activities at events
  • Buggy drivers – for our mobility buggy
  • Storytellers
  • Outdoors team volunteers
  • Second-hand bookshop volunteers
A female visitor smiling and looking to the right, with a volunteer behind pointing something out to her
Our volunteers help ensure our visitors have great days out | © National Trust Images/John Millar

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 Bodiam Castle

If you're ready to get involved, follow the link below and search all our volunteer roles by typing 'Bodiam Castle, Robertsbridge', in the 'Enter a Location' box; or give us a call on 01580 830196 to find out more. We also have volunteer enquiry cards available at visitor reception, just ask a member of the team.

The National Trust is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes all applications for volunteer roles.

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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