Volunteer opportunities at Sheffield Park and Garden
Volunteers are a vital part of our team at Sheffield Park and Garden. We're always on the lookout for new members to join our team of volunteers; see how you could get involved.
Ways to volunteer at Sheffield Park and Garden
Whether you'd like to make a difference, you're interested in helping us to conserve Sheffield Park for future generations or simply want to meet like-minded people or learn a new skill, there's sure to be a volunteer role here for you at Sheffield Park and Garden.
Join our volunteer team
Our volunteer team has over 100 members. Volunteers are a key part of the team here and we recruit for different roles throughout the year. Volunteering is a great way to make friends and to help keep Sheffield Park and Garden special for years to come.
The range of volunteer roles
To apply, please go to the National Trust Find a Volunteer Opportunity page and follow the links to see which roles are currently available from the list below.
Help us communicate with visitors via our website, Facebook and property promotions
Join the gardening and estate team for specific duties on key weekdays
Help us sell raffle tickets on site for crucial fundraising
Steward the car parking facilities at busy times and weekends
Help with the smooth running of the shop and second-hand bookshop
Care for plants in the retail area
Offer a warm welcome while serving food and drink
Provide refreshments within the garden area
Maintain, protect and improve wildlife habitats within the parkland
Welcome visitors and get involved in a wide range of activities
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 supporter groups are a great way of getting involved with your local place. Find out more about how you can join in.
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.
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