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

A volunteer conservation assistant at Petworth House
Erddig bookshop volunteerJoan Capel

Erddig’s longstanding volunteer, Joan Capel turns 100 

Joan is just one example of the inspirational women contributing to the Trust today. Her story launches a themed programme of events and exhibitions throughout 2018 exploring the previously untold stories of the women that have shaped and safeguarded our special places.

Rangers from the upland team on site on a Lake District fell

Upland ranger profile 

Meet Sarah, one of our upland rangers with a head for heights and a love of the Lake District fells.

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.

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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.

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Volunteer Management Traineeship 

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