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Volunteer at Upton House and Gardens

Visitors and volunteer in Picture Gallery at Upton House and Gardens Warwickshire
A volunteer showing visitors round the Picture Gallery | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Interested in volunteering with the National Trust at Upton House and Gardens? Discover how to get involved, as well as the benefits of joining our team of over 200 volunteers. Upton’s volunteers are involved in all aspects of the property and help to make sure that our visitors have the best experience possible.

Why volunteer at Upton?

Everyone is welcome to get involved – we welcome volunteers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.

There are lots of reasons to join us; making the move to volunteer could be the best decision you ever make.

  • Learn new skills or apply your existing knowledge.
  • Strengthen your CV and help to develop your career.
  • Meet new people from all walks of life.
  • Become part of a welcoming and dedicated team.

… and much more!

We’ll provide a thorough induction and training for your new role, and once you’re settled, you’ll find lots of opportunities to get involved in other areas.

Upton’s volunteers may benefit from volunteers’ events and talks, as well as free entry to National Trust places, and discounts in our shops and cafés. We’ll keep you updated with the latest news and opportunities through our property newsletter.

A variety of roles to choose from

There are a wide range of opportunities on offer, including: welcoming visitors, buggy driving, retail, catering, house experience, crafting, events, and more.

We make our opportunities as flexible as we can, so that limited time or availability is not a barrier to volunteering. Our online booking system means that you can sign up for the shifts that suit you.

Whether you can spare a day a week or an hour a month, we appreciate any time that you are able to give us.

How to become a volunteer at Upton

Thinking about joining the team? We would love to hear from you. To find out more, please email or call us on 01295 670266.

You can also browse our current volunteering vacancies and apply online through the National Trust volunteering website.

If you can’t see a role that suits you, or you have a specialist skill you would like to share, please feel free to get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you

Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.