Group of volunteers standing in front of Waddesdon Manor

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Volunteering at Waddesdon

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




Be active


Keep learning


Give back

Why volunteer?

  • Learn new skills
  • Kickstart you career
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Become part of a supportive team and community
  • Enjoy Waddesdon’s collection and grounds
  • Share your passion and enthusiasm
  • Access exclusive events and training for volunteers
  • Give back and help visitors enjoy their day out

Get in touch

To apply for any of these volunteer roles, complete the form below.

Volunteer Registration Form>

Get involved


Volunteer Gardener

Volunteer Gardeners help to keep the grounds at Waddesdon looking immaculate and eye catching. This practical role involves anything from weeding to bulb planting to ensure the gardens are kept to a high standards for visitors to enjoy.

Volunteer Gardener >


House host

House Hosts provide a warm welcome for visitors and information to enhance their visit, whilst also ensuring that the collection is respected.

House host >

Nick Knight Roses from my Garden exhibition installation 3 Waddesdon 2020 Photo (c) Waddesdon Image Library, photographer Sophia Cliffe

Exhibition volunteer

Exhibition Volunteers welcome visitors to the Coach House Gallery located down at the Stables, helping them to enjoy the temporary exhibitions housed there and creating a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

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Discover more on Youtube

Find out more about what it’s like to volunteer at Waddesdon with our series of behind-the-scenes videos on Youtube

Watch volunteer films here