Volunteer Open Day
Sat 29 Feb 2020
Ever wondered what it would be like to work at Waddesdon? Come and learn more at our Volunteer Open Day.
We are looking for more volunteers to join our team and get involved and inspired by Waddesdon. You’ll have the opportunity to work in a magnificent setting and contribute your time to help and support our heritage property. Volunteering can also be great experience to kickstart your career.
At our Open Day you’ll have the chance to enjoy a Behind the Scenes tour of the House or explore the gardens on a guided tour. Chat with our friendly staff and volunteers about what it’s like to volunteer. Learn more about the benefits of volunteering at Waddesdon.
There are plenty of different opportunities within the House, Visitor Services, Learning and Gardens teams as well as at big events in the year, such as Summer Fest, Chilli Fest and Halloween.
Please also note that the minimum age for volunteering at Waddesdon is 16.
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Help to the keep the grounds and gardens breathtaking and immaculate. Supervised by a skilled member of the gardens team you could find yourself pruning, bedding, working in the glasshouse, hedging or even using light machinery. What a great place to be in if you love gardening.
Providing a warm welcome and enhancing a visitors experience is the role of our House Hosts. We’re looking for volunteers, particularly at weekends, to help make the House and Collections come alive for visitors. You could be answering questions on items in the house, helping families with trails or explaining how best to enjoy a visit. Don’t panic, you’ll be fully trained first.