Days in goodness spent


We’re always looking for volunteers to join our team. 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.

Recruitment | Volunteering

Park Rangers

The Park Rangers enhance the visitor experience through increased engagement and information about the Park, their wildlife, heritage and management. Our Rangers are our eyes and ears on the ground. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone wanting to share their passion for parks and wildlife, and who enjoys interacting with the public. What you […]

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Gardener Volunteer

The gardens and parkland at Newstead Abbey covers more than 300 acres with paths that meander past lakes, ponds and waterfalls, including 38 acres of gardens. This all requires a lot of upkeep, we are looking for people with an interest in horticulture, wildlife, conservation, and heritage to work alongside our friendly and enthusiastic garden […]

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Recruitment | Volunteering

Garden Volunteer Drop-in Sessions

From time to time we run garden volunteering drop-in sessions, with projects to support Newstead Park through short term volunteering – and no long term commitment from helpers. We provide the equipment and tea & coffee, all we ask is you wear suitable clothes for gardening, shoes and gloves. Meeting time: 10.30 am Session ends: […]

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Make a difference

Our volunteers’ gifts of time and commitment make a real difference.

To say thank you, volunteers receive free entry to all Nottingham Museums as well as invites to previews, conferences and the annual volunteer awards.

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Take a look at our current opportunities and, if you see something you like the sound of, complete an application form.

It really does make a difference – thank you.

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For more information, call 0115 876 3100 or email

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