Due to very wet ground conditions, our overflow car park surface is not at its best. We're working with our external parking agency to try and avoid parking in muddy areas. However, if visiting on Sun 17 November, we advise wearing footwear suitable for wet, muddy conditions. We hope to cause as little disruption to your visit as possible, and apologise for any inconvenience.

Group of volunteers standing in front of Waddesdon Manor

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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.

Volunteer Open Day

2.30pm-4.30pm, Thur 7 Nov 2019

Ever wondered what it would be like to work at Waddesdon? Come and learn more at our Volunteer Open Day. Have the opportunity to tour the Water Garden or listen to an informative History of Waddesdon talk.

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Volunteers helping out at halloween

Halloween Helpers Needed
9.45am-3.15pm, Sat 26 Oct – Sun 3 Nov

Join our Education Team for the spookiest event of the year. Volunteer to help make this Halloween spooktacular. You could be: helping at the tills, handing out prizes, selling books or even gutting pumpkins! If you love working with children, you’ll love this event.

Email: [email protected]


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.

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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 by emailing [email protected], who will then get in touch with you.

Download our volunteer registration form PDF (89kb)


Volunteer stories

Discover what it’s like to be a volunteer at Waddesdon, as some of our volunteers talk about their experiences.

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