Get involved at Wollaton Hall

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

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

Please note we are not accepting any new applications at present due to coronavirus pandemic.

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 here to read more. 

Currently a waiting list for this role-but please contact us to be adding to the waiting list.

Black Miners Museum Project

Great opportunity to be involved in a ground breaking new Black Miners Museum Project
Roles on offer include;
1. Wollaton Colliery research assistant
2. Exhibition planning and curating (or support at the opening event)
3. Interviewer (i.e. oral history) of former coal miners/ colliery staff the public relating to Wollaton Colliery

Click here to read more

LEGO Assistants

DO you love LEGO? Do you enjoy encouraging children to be creative and have fun? Then come facilitate our new fun LEGO sessions over the holidays (Summer, October and Christmas). Click here to read more.

Walled Garden Restoration Project

The Walled Garden is a Grade II listed building  and we are now working to restore this area every Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am-2pm. 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 here to read more.

Park Rangers

The Park Rangers will enhance visitor experience through increased engagement and information about the Park, their wildlife, heritage and management. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone wanting to share their passion for parks and wildlife through engagement, whilst contributing to the protection of these precious parklands. Click here to read more.

Currently a waiting list for this role-but please contact us to be adding to the waiting list.