Making new friends, working in amazing places and knowing that you're helping a great cause - three fabulous reasons to get volunteering
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Love long walks on the beach and listening to the sound of waves? If you're passionate about our beautiful coastline, why not come along to a beach clean and lend a hand to keep these special places looking spick and span?
Running throughout 2019.
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.Find an opportunity now Thank you
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Thanks to over 61,000 volunteers, who in 2017/18 gave more than 4.6 million hours of their time to support the National Trust in more than 500 roles.
Hear from our volunteers
Caroline's connection to Chartwell in Kent has been a romantic one. From a very first date to now volunteering as a National Trust room steward, hear her story.
As part of its ongoing exhibition project ‘What is Home’, Croome in Worcestershire is exploring the relationship with its past history as a school. Ex-pupil and now exhibition volunteer guide, Peter, shares his experiences.
Volunteer Alison Wakeman is the resident beekeeper at Dudmaston in Shropshire. Discover how she monitors the welfare of the four beehives she looks after.Young volunteers at Greenway National Trust Images / Arnhel de Serra
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.Read their stories Volunteers clearing autumn leaves at Arlington Court, Devon National Trust Images / John Millar
Want to try out volunteering to see what it's like? Drop in to one of our volunteer open days or trial activities at a place near you.Find an event
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Protecting special places is a big job with loads of different ways for you to get involved and make a difference. Whatever your likes and interests we have a volunteer opportunity suitable for you.
Learning new skills, being active and making friends in magical surroundings; there are loads of great reasons to start volunteering.
Find some answers to the most frequent questions we get from our would-be volunteers.Volunteers clearing vegetation on a working holiday National Trust Images / James Dobson
For a unique experience learning new skills, working with a dedicated team, and seeing our amazing places closer than ever before, why not try a working holiday? From 2 to 7 nights you’ll discover what it’s like to volunteer in one of our places.More about working holidays
Read more about our Volunteer Management Traineeship project, along with hints and tips from the team involved.Find out more National Trust Back to top National Trust Back to top Close