Making new friends, working in amazing places and knowing that you're helping a great cause - three fabulous reasons to get volunteering

Volunteer guide with visitors
Carlos Soares in the garden of Nuffield Place

Bringing history to life through volunteering 

Explore how a volunteering position at Nuffield Place, the former home of car manufacturer William Morris, has helped Carlos Soares settle into the UK, while feeding his passion for history.

Clive James and Rod Stowell

Getting to know a volunteer photographer role 

Clive James and Rod Stowell - known as ‘Clod’ by Lacock Abbey staff - are experienced amateur photographers, who photographed the house collection at several of our places.

An estate volunteer holds an armfull of fern branches

Be part of an incredible team 

It's the skills, time and passion of our volunteers that make our places special. Whether you're looking to help in the great outdoors, connect with the public or get up close and personal with our houses, we have something exciting happening near you.


Our volunteers 

Get to know the volunteers that give up their time to care for our places in this round-up of our articles and profiles.

Try it out

Interested? Learn more...

Volunteer Management Trainee, Keeley Hensby with volunteers at Fan Bay

Volunteer Management Traineeship 

Read more about our Volunteer Management Traineeship project, along with hints and tips from the team involved.

Find a volunteer role

Whatever you're looking for, we have many opportunities to choose from at places near you