Vacancies

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GARDENER ESTATE WORKER

£14,430 p.a. 37 hours per week

An opportunity has arisen to join our small team of gardeners who care for the formal gardens, conservatory and wider parkland estate at Wentworth Castle. You will be highly motivated by working in a stunning grade 1 heritage setting, with horticultural training and experienced in the a range of machinery.  You must be comfortable to work at heights from a platform. Hard landscaping skills, and PA/PA6 are desirable. You must be able to work weekends on a rota basis.

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Closing date: Wednesday 5th October.  Please download a job description and application form and email your completed application to heritagetrust@wenworthcastle.org  For further information call 01226 776040.

 

Cafe imageVISITOR SERVICES ASSISTANTS – casual

Minimum wage applicable to age

Hardworking and flexible staff to work in or café/shop in a busy visitor attraction. Willing to work regular weekends, Bank Holidays and occasional evenings.  A willingness to learn more important than experience.

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th October 2016

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Closing date: Wednesday 5th October.  Please download a job description and application form and email your completed application to heritagetrust@wenworthcastle.org  For further information call 01226 776040.

Volunteers needed!

Volunteers help us in all areas of our work – in the Gardens, Parkland, in the Office and in the Long Barn Visitor Centre. Volunteers are different ages and come from all walks of life.  Some volunteer a little, some a lot and all are welcome.

For more information about volunteer opportunities, please contact our Learning and Community Education Officer on 01226 776040 or email heritagetrust@wentworthcastle.org

Volunteers take on the following kinds of roles,but we are very flexible and grateful for any help:

  • Fundraising volunteers selling donated items to support our restoration projects
  • Volunteer Rangers to help patrol the 500 acre Parkland
  • Volunteer buggy drivers to help less able visitors enjoy our hilly Gardens.
  • Gardens and Parkland volunteers to help with conservation and gardening tasksOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • Garden ambassadors, to help care for our restored conservatory
  • Office volunteers, to help provide office cover with our admin team
  • Volunteers to help in the shop and cafe and at admissions
  • Events stewards and house tour guides
  • Archive research
  • Logging team and carpentry volunteers

If you think that could be you, please do get in touch.  No particular skills or experience are required, just a willingness to pitch in and help!

You can also visit our Support Us pages for further information about volunteering at Wentworth Castle Gardens and our Friends Association.