Give the gift of your time, skills and dedication

Volunteers are an essential part of our team, working with our gardeners, front-of-house and office-based staff to help keep the House and Garden open and beautiful for everyone to enjoy. They get to:

  • learn new skills
  • get to know one of London’s loveliest gardens
  • help us to preserve the historic villa
  • be part of a diverse and dynamic team

We need support across a range of roles across the House and Gardens. You could:

  • help us restore the gardens to their 18th and 19th-century glories
  • learn new skills in our working community Kitchen Garden
  • discover more about the history and future of your local community
  • meet new friends and discover a shared purpose

Read on to find out more about the different roles we have available and our current vacancies. Please note, at present we are only able to support volunteers who are aged 17+.

Visitor Welcome Team

The Visitor Welcome Volunteer role is all about people and helping visitors to get the most from their visit. Whether it’s helping give out directions, information or just answering a question, this role is all about delivering wonderful days out and giving visitors the opportunity to come away from their visit having discovered something new.

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How else can you support Chiswick House and Gardens?

Become a Member

Help us to keep our beautiful gardens open for everyone all year round. From £50.

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Become a Patron

Help us safeguard the House & Gardens for future generations. From £500.

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