Volunteer opportunities at Croft Castle
Volunteers at Croft Castle bring the stories and rich history of Croft Castle to life for visitors. You can join our dedicated, passionate volunteers in a variety of roles to share your skills, learn something new and work with a great team.
Volunteer at Croft Castle
Everyone is welcome to become a volunteer at Croft, working to maintain the place for future generations and making each visit one to remember. Our volunteers come from a wide range of backgrounds, with different skills and talents. Everyone is useful at Croft. There is no such thing as a ‘typical volunteer’ and everyone is welcome to join us in running and caring for the estate.
Ways to volunteer at Croft Castle
These are some of the roles you can fulfil as a volunteer at Croft:
Castle guides at Croft help bring the history to life, sharing stories, showing and explaining parts of the collection and generally helping visitors to engage with Croft in the most interesting way possible. As Croft dates back to the Domesday Book there is always plenty to share.
Working with the Visitor Experience team, you’ll help at inspiring events at Croft Castle and other places in Herefordshire. Help to set up, run and clear away after events such as Home Front weekends, musical performances, exhibition launches, Father Christmas's workshop and more.
As a marketing volunteer, you'll be supporting the Visitor Experience team promoting Croft Castle to the public. This may include updating social media, the website, writing press releases, sending out internal communications, such as monthly newsletters, and more. If you're passionate about creating inspirational digital content, this is the role for you.
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.
Vital work is ongoing to conserve Croft’s historic parkland for future generations.
Discover the conservation work preserving the historic castle at Croft.
Explore 1,500 acres of wood, farm and parkland including the 'Picturesque' Fishpool Valley and an Iron Age hillfort at Croft Castle.
Croft Castle was noted in the Domesday book in 1086 and the Croft family have played a part influencing British political and military history ever since. Uncover their stories in the castle.
Discover the garden at Croft Castle, taking in the historic orchard within the walled garden, or listen to the birds in the church garden.