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Volunteering at Wentworth Castle Gardens

A bookshop volunteer at Wentworth Castle Gardens
A bookshop volunteer at Wentworth Castle Gardens | © Nick Singleton

Wentworth Castle Gardens is an outdoor site with 560 acres of gardens and parkland that volunteers help to look after. But there is much more to Wentworth Castle Gardens than just gardening. Read on to discover the roles we are currently recruiting for and how you can join the team.

Why join us?

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

  • Help to conserve, support and welcome visitors to a Grade-I listed landscape
  • 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

Choose your own hours

We have a range of roles available to suit you, however much or little time you're able to gift. Try something new, work in the background, or be part of the friendly welcome that visitors receive.

Current roles

Create & Craft Volunteer

Our create and craft volunteers really put the sparkle in our seasonal activities with their can-do attitude, creative ideas and practical skills. Whether it’s making themed decorations or supporting a crafty workshop, they help make our seasonal events and celebrations fun for all our visitors.

Events & Activities Volunteer

Events and Activities volunteers help us to prepare for and deliver engaging events and activities for visitors of all ages. There’s nothing like a fun day out and Events and Activities Volunteers make them happen at Wentworth Castle Gardens.

House Guide Volunteer

Volunteer House Guides allow visitors to get a look inside the big house – planning, leading and supporting house tours around Northern College.

Visitor Experience Volunteer

Our Visitor Experience volunteers provide a warm welcome to everybody, making sure our visitors get the most from their time with us. Volunteers help Wentworth Castle Gardens team to exceed our visitors’ expectations, every time, and for everyone.

Training and support

Successful volunteers will receive training and support, travelling costs and flexible hours along with further opportunities to volunteer with their family.

Volunteering was such a great move for me. You meet lot of nice people - staff and volunteers - and are able to share your interests with others. [Wentworth Castle Gardens] is also a lovely spot to spend time.

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Get in touch about volunteering at Wentworth Castle Gardens

Email the team at volunteerwcg@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information about our current roles.

You can also take a look using the link below and search 'Wentworth Castle Gardens’ to find opportunities and apply.

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