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Volunteer opportunities at Croft Castle

Volunteer guide and a woman and two children climbing trees in the park at Croft Castle, Herefordshire
Volunteer guide and visitors in the park at Croft Castle | © National Trust Images/John Millar

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

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.

Volunteer Room Guide and visitors at Croft Castle, Herefordshire. The room is lit by candlelight as part of the "Atmospheres" project to recreate period lighting levels.
Volunteer Room Guide and visitors at Croft Castle | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Event volunteers

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.

Marketing volunteers

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.

Get in touch about volunteering at Croft

To check availability of roles and to find out more about volunteering opportunities at Croft email or call 01568 780246

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