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Join us as a volunteer!

Fancy learning a new skill? Love engaging with others and sharing stories? Then we would love you to join us as a volunteer.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us!

We are currently looking for volunteers to support us in the following roles:


Event Volunteer - Warwickshire Pride - Join us for a day at Warwickshire Pride, and help with the running of our stall. The event will involve the setting up and taking down of our stall and display, engaging with event attendees, and promoting our Proud Shakespeare programming. Help create a wonderful experience for the visitors of Warwickshire Pride, and get the chance to enjoy the event yourself. Event Volunteer - Role Description

Shakespeare Houses

Garden Volunteer - Join our Gardens Team to help them with day to day tasks at the properties. Typical seasonal tasks include assisting with planting, pruning, deadheading and weeding but there are many activities to get involved in, from collecting and labelling seeds to willow weaving. Garden Volunteer - Role Description

Visitor Welcome Volunteer - Join our Shakespeare Houses – Operations team to help us create a wonderful experience for our global audiences. This includes welcoming visitors to our sites, explaining our ticket booking process or checking visitors’ tickets as they enter, engaging in conversation with visitors about the Shakespeare family homes including the gardens and wider grounds. Visitor Welcome Volunteer - Role Description


Learning Activity Volunteer - Join our Learning Team to assist in running the high quality informal learning activities across our sites. This includes setting up and packing away the informal learning spaces, engaging visitors with the activities on offer, providing visitors with information about current and future activities and events, and encouraging them to provide feedback. Learning Activity Volunteer - Role Description

Schools' Workshop Volunteer - Join our Learning Team to contribute to the delivery of established and high quality educational programmes for Primary School children (5-11). This includes setting up and packing away the learning spaces, interacting with teachers and pupils, leading small group work and preparing learning resources. Schools' Workshop Volunteer - Role Description

To Apply

Please visit the page 'apply to become a volunteer with us'.

If you'd like to know more you can check out some of our blog pages to see what our amazing volunteers get up to.

"I get the opportunity to meet visitors from all around the world!"

— 2019 Volunteer Survey response
Hall's Croft
Hall's Croft, Old Town

"There is a great feeling of togetherness and camaraderie among the staff and volunteers.”

— 2019 Volunteer Survey response


Hear from some of our current volunteers and find out more about all the wonderful benefits of volunteering.

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