Wollaton Park Volunteer Coordinator


Wollaton Hall is an Elizabethan mansion situated on a natural hill three miles west of Nottingham City Centre. It is set in five hundred acres of spectacular gardens and parkland. Built in 1588, Grade I listed Wollaton Hall nestles in 500 acres of parkland boasting diverse habitats including grassland, wetland and woodland. Herds of red and fallow deer roam free with the lake creating a dramatic contrast to the Hall that overlooks it.

As a Volunteer Coordinator you will work with the Volunteer Lead and site staff to ensure our outdoor volunteer programme runs smoothly and volunteers are well inducted and supported during their time with us.

Main activities

  • Carrying out inductions with new volunteers on site
  • Supporting with admin tasks (remotely and on site)
  • Assisting with recruitment day and outreach work
  • Assisting with organising the rotas
  • Supporting volunteers on site (ie during first shifts, special events etc)

Skills and Experience:

  • An interest in a conservation/ and or gardening
  • Ability to work in a team and take guidance from staff, being flexible in your approach to work and able to deal with busy situations
  • Great communication skills
  • Passion for heritage sites
  • An interest in working with people from all walks of life
  • Happy to be hands on and muck in as needed!

Benefits in volunteering with us:

  • Being part of a friendly team at Wollaton Hall
  • Learn more about Wollaton Hall and how it works behind the scenes
  • Gain experience of management, heritage sites and programmes
  • Help build your CV
  • Help improve your local park or open space, for you and other people to enjoy

Shifts and commitment

  • Ideally you can give a weekly commitment, but hours can be flexible to suit your availability!


If you have any general queries, please email volunteer.programme@nottinghamcity.gov.uk



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