Join in at Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor volunteers

From helping as a volunteer or enjoying a working holiday on the property to becoming a full time member of staff or taking part in our internship programme, we've lots of roles to offer. Join us and help to provide a wide range of fun events, food festivals, guided walks, talks and exhibitions for our visitors.

Unfortunately due to the current Covid-19 situation and social distancing guidelines we have decided to put all recruitment of volunteers on hold. We would love to welcome you to Waddesdon in the coming months once we’re able to.

Volunteering at Waddesdon

If you enjoy meeting new people, are positive and confident and have some time to give, why not consider volunteering with us.

We have opportunities in many of our departments including the House, Gardens, Aviary, Education, Fundraising and Retail. If you are considering giving some of your time and volunteering, whether you have a few hours a week or a month, we'd love to hear from you.

It's easy to get the process started, just contact Helen Franklin, Volunteering Manager email us or telephone 01296 653394.

We look forward to welcoming you to Waddesdon Manor.

Volunteer roles

House hosts welcome and engage with our visitors
Become a volunteer house host at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
House hosts welcome and engage with our visitors

Take a look at some of the volunteer roles available, from House hosts to Education assistants, and find something that suits wht you're looking for.

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How to apply

To apply for any of our volunteer roles, please fill out our Volunteer Registration Form (PDF) and send to Helen Franklin, Volunteering Manager or email who will then get in touch with you.

Work with us

Our job opportunities vary; from conservation work to gardening and catering, and we offer both permanent and temporary roles.

See our current permanent vacancies >

National Trust working holidays

Try something different and enjoy a working holiday
Gardeners on the parterre at Waddesodon, Buckinghamshire
Try something different and enjoy a working holiday
Try a holiday with a difference. Working holidays are every year and a great way to help with our conservation work. If you'd like to receive a copy of our brochure, please call 0844 800 3099.