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Volunteer opportunities

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

We’re looking for Volunteers to join our team – helping to ensure Waddesdon provides a memorable and friendly experience for all our visitors. Whether you can spare a few hours a week or a month, we would love to hear from you.

The following roles are available:

Christmas is coming can you help?

Christmas house host talking to visitors

To create a magical time for our visitors at Christmas takes a lot of work and people, and we rely on our amazing team of volunteers to help.

Would you like to join in the fun?

Take a look at all the roles we have this year>


Weekend house host volunteer

If you have spare time on the weekend, or wish to enhance your work experience with something different, then join us in welcoming visitors and ensuring they enjoy the House and Collection. The role requires approachability, excellent timekeeping, dedication to offering a great visitor experience through friendly and well-informed communication and good teamwork. Full training and materials will be provided.

Days required: Saturday or Sunday, ideally weekly or fortnightly

Download weekend house host role profile PDF (124kb)>


Conservation raffle ticket seller

Our dedicated Conservation Raffle Ticket Sellers approach visitors in a courteous and friendly way to sell raffle tickets which raises money for both the National Trust and Waddesdon.

Download raffle ticket seller profile PDF (115kb)>

Get in touch

To apply for any of these volunteer roles, please fill out our volunteer registration form and send to our Volunteering Manager Helen Franklin,  or email who will then get in touch with you.

Download our volunteer registration form PDF (89kb)