Volunteer

Get Involved

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 formal gardens, running craft workshops for families or answering questions from curious visitors, there are a huge range of roles available.

Why Volunteer

Find a volunteer opportunity

Be part of an inspiring team at Pendennis Castle

English Heritage are launching a brand new interpretation of Pendennis Castle at Easter, and you can be part of an exciting team welcoming visitors to explore the castle like never before.

To register your interest email your completed registration form to volunteer.enquiries@english-heritage.org.uk

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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.

Volunteering at Eltham Palace

We join Jo, a Meet and Greet Volunteer at Eltham Palace and Gardens to find out what she gets up to during a typical day, and why she loves to give her time at this stunning Art Deco mansion.

Volunteer Focus Magazine

Twice a year we publish Volunteer Focus, our fantastic magazine for our fantastic volunteers. Read the latest edition and catch up with some back issues.

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