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Volunteering at Plas yn Rhiw

Volunteer showing group of visitors on a guided walk
Volunteer with a group of visitors | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Looking for your next adventure? Our volunteers make a huge contribution to the vital work we do here in Plas yn Rhiw

Current opportunities

The support and knowledge our volunteers provide each day is essential to our work. We have various volunteering opportunities available, so whether you’re bringing years of skills and knowledge with you, or you're simply keen to try something new, we’d love to meet you.

There are many ways you can join the cause and become a valued member of the team. From welcoming visitors into the house, telling its fascinating stories, to helping us look after the historic items we care for - there is something for everyone.

You can apply online here or email us directly at

Visitor sat on a bench on the veranda of Plas yn Rhiw, Gwynedd
Visitor sat on the veranda of Plas yn Rhiw, Gwynedd | © National Trust Images/Gareth Jenkins

What it's like to volunteer with us

Every day is a new adventure and volunteering is a great way to meet new people, learn something new and be part of Europe's largest conservation charity. We're always encouraging volunteers to put forward new ideas and help us ensure our visitor offer is nothing short of amazing.

As a volunteer, you can also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free entry to all National Trust properties;
  • Discounts in our shops and tea rooms;
  • Monthly property newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news;
  • Flexible online rota, so you can choose your days and fit volunteering around you;
  • Access to advice and information to help you get the most out of your volunteering experience;
  • Travel expenses paid between your home and Plas yn Rhiw (up to certain mileage).
Volunteer speaking with visitors
Volunteer speaking with visitors | © National Trust Images/Simon Weller

What we ask of you

Our volunteers offer a warm welcome, ensuring visitors have an amazing experience. They make our visitors feel special and inspired, so they leave feeling good and eager to come back and visit again soon.

We're not looking for historians or qualified experts, just friendly, welcoming people who have an interest in Plas yn Rhiw and want to help us share its stories, so everyone can enjoy it, for ever.

How to get in touch

You can find out more about volunteering at Plas yn Rhiw and apply online here or email us directly at We look forward to speaking to you soon.