Volunteering opportunities at Petworth House and Park
From getting more exercise in the garden to learning something new as a Room Guide or even just meeting new people, there are plenty of reasons to become a volunteer at Petworth House and Park. Opportunities are flexible and can accommodate the amount of time you have available.
Get involved at Petworth
There are many ways to volunteer your time at Petworth, from helping conserve the great outdoors or historic mansion to making visitors feel welcome and inspired. Roles can include room guiding, collections care, events and programming or outdoors.
If you love Petworth and would like to play a part in the conservation and presentation of this special place, it’s likely there’s a role that would suit you.
‘I have been a volunteer at Petworth House for a number of years undertaking a variety of roles including room guiding, working in the shop and conducting tours. The aspect of the work that I have particularly enjoyed is meeting the visitors, talking to them about the history of the property and trying to bring it alive for them so they get the most out of their visit.’
- Andrew, volunteer at Petworth House and 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.
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.
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