Why volunteer

From making new friends to enhancing your CV, volunteering is a great opportunity to make a real difference

Volunteer working in the Walled Garden in spring at Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

Why I volunteer...

" My experiences as a volunteer at Gibside have been overwhelmingly positive. It has added another gratifying dimension to an already busy life."
- Angus Bryne, Tour guide volunteer
Caroline is a volunteer room steward at Chartwell, Kent

Meet our volunteers 

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

Volunteer staff member

Become a volunteer 

Each year thousands of volunteers join us in caring for all the special places you love. See what things they help us do and find the latest opportunities.

Find a volunteer role

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