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Volunteer roles

See some of the types of roles and responsibilities for volunteers here and download an application form.

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Volunteer Open Day

11am-1pm, Sat 29 Feb 2020

Ever wondered what it would be like to work at Waddesdon? Come and learn more at our Open Day. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the house or guided tour of the gardens.

Find out more and register your interest>

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Education assistant

Education assistants help with running our education programmes for school children. They also help prepare and participate in our family events held throughout the year.

Education volunteer: schools>

Education volunteer: family activities > 

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Conservation Raffle ticket seller

Our dedicated raffle ticket sellers approach visitors in a courteous and friendly way to sell raffle tickets to raise money both for conservation the National Trust and Waddesdon.

Conservation raffle ticket seller>

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Weekday gardener

Support the gardens team, taking part in a range of horticultural activities across the Manor Garden, the Dairy, Five Arrows Hotel and
Windmill Hill.

Weekday gardener >

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Aviary assistant

Contribute to the survival of rare and endangered bird species, cared for in our on-site Aviary. As well as looking after the daily upkeep of the birds, educate our visitors about what we are trying to achieve.

Aviary assistant > 

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Events volunteer

Help out with our major event programme throughout the year, from family activities to our popular special events. You could be working at Summer Fest or Christmas, making sure visitors get the most out of their experience.

Events volunteer>

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Grounds champion

Help visitors by providing directional information and a friendly face to answer questions. Grounds Champions’ will help to keep the grounds looking immaculate and presentable for our visitors. You may also contribute to selling raffle tickets which raises funds towards preserving Waddesdon’s collections.

Grounds champion>

Get in touch

To apply for any of the volunteer roles, please complete the form below and send to Helen Franklin, Volunteering Manager >

Volunteer Registration Form>