Get involved at Wollaton Hall

Current opportunities are below

We rely on our volunteers to help us deliver exceptional visitor experiences across Wollaton Hall.  Vital for the service and personally rewarding to those who get involved, there are plenty of opportunities available. We are always looking for volunteers to join our team. Roles range from working with the public, helping with family-friendly activities, assisting curatorial staff, or simply mucking in with the upkeep of our beautiful gardens. For the majority of roles, no specialist knowledge is required; you just need buckets of enthusiasm, a friendly can-do attitude and a willingness to get stuck in.

Current opportunities are listed below,


NEW...LEGO Activities Assistant - Facilitate our new LEGO Friday sessions over the summer Holidays (July - Sept) Click to read more.

Walled Garden Helpers - The Walled Garden is a Grade II listed building  and we are now working to restore this area every Thursday 9.30am-noon. Current tasks include clearing the area of vegetation, collecting all historical material- bricks, tiles, timber work, architectural features, brick reclamation and clearing paths to improve public access. Click to read more.

Sensory Garden Assistant - our sensory garden was designed to impact on all the senses and lead to a greater feeling of well-being and relaxation and is a user-friendly space, encouraging visitors to touch, taste, admire and listen. A small group of volunteers currently care for this area doing basis horticulture tasks such as weeding, pruning and planting. Click to read more.

Storytellers- Facilitating short story sessions to visiting families inspired by the various art works on display. Stories can be linked to the theme of the specific paintings/pictures/exhibits within the gallery. Click to read more. Currently a waiting list for this role with training in September.

Museum Object Handlers - Facilitating sessions that provide visitors with the opportunity to handle objects from the museum’s collection (both genuine and replicas). Click here to read more. Now offering this role on Wednesday as well as weekends during the summer holidays!


If you see a role you’re interested in, please complete an application form and return it to us.