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Every day, hundreds of people up and down the country help us to tell the story of England, and you could be one of them.

Whether it’s helping to plant bulbs in beautiful gardens, running craft workshops for families or answering questions from curious visitors, there are a huge range of roles available.

Why Volunteer

We are recruiting

Conserve and clean a Renaissance masterpiece? Walk in the footsteps of a Roman? Create a Tudor garden? As an English Heritage Volunteer you can do all this and more.

Become part of our fantastic volunteer community whether you want to make new friends, learn new skills or get involved at your local site, there are hundreds of roles across the country.

You can use the search function below to see what roles are currently available near you. We look forward to meeting you soon.


Ways to volunteer

  • Supporting our visitors

    Share your passion and enthusiasm with our visitors by providing a warm and friendly welcome, telling stories and answering questions.

  • Maintaining our gardens

    As a garden volunteer you can immerse yourself in some of the most glorious gardens in England.

  • Encouraging learning

    Bring history to life for young people by helping to deliver activities and workshops to school groups or families.

  • Behind the scenes

    Our volunteers are busy behind the scenes in our offices, archives and storerooms in locations across the country.


English Heritage are committed to improving equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) for our volunteers as well as our employees and visitors as this shapes how we tell the story of England. By widening our reach and broadening our opportunities to new audiences, we can ensure that everyone feels connected to the places we care for on behalf of the nation. 

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Volunteer Focus Magazine

Volunteer Focus is our magazine to celebrate our fantastic volunteers! Read the latest edition and catch up with some back issues.

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