Jobs & Volunteering

I volunteer to help to make a difference and to make new friends. There’s plenty of variety of jobs and you can acquire new skills.
Neil Hoffmann, volunteer at Sacrewell

Jobs

Running Sacrewell is a labour of love; but it takes a lot of time, commitment and effort.

To apply for any of the job roles listed below, please send a CV and covering letter, outlining why you are suitable for the post to info@sacrewell.org.uk, including the job title as the subject e.g. “Farm Assistant Application”.

Please note; due to the anticipated high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Volunteering

Dig in and muck out at Sacrewell as part of our team of volunteers. As a charitable trust, we rely heavily on volunteers to keep the site and the animals looking their best all year round and provide our visitors with a memorable experience. Whether you’re a gardener looking for a new project, a handyman with time on your hands or a budding historian with a thirst for living history, there may be the perfect voluntary role to suit you.

In the past, we’ve had volunteers aged from 8 to 80, so if you have a skill or some time that you’d like to contribute, please do send an email to info@sacrewell.org.uk with “Volunteering” in the subject line.

Group Volunteering

Sacrewell is proud to work with a number of special needs schools and organisations as a community outreach centre. We also welcome corporate volunteer groups and youth groups, who have assisted in conservation tasks such as planting trees, building fences and creating a new willow coppice. If you lead a group who would like to donate their time, get in touch on info@sacrewell.org.uk with “Group Volunteering” in the subject line.

Visitor Experience Assistant

You will be responsible for our visitors’ experience of our site. It is the Visitor Experience team that make Sacrewell and our farm memorable for all our customers.

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Farm Assistant

Assisting in all day to day farm activities and caring for our adorable animals. This role also involves active engagement and conversation with our visitors.

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Seasonal Farm Tour Tractor Driver

Our ever popular tractor tours rely on a driver who can keep our visitors safe, informed and entertained on their trip around the fields.

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Events Volunteer

Make our events even more special for our visitors by providing a personal touch. Assist with delivering events such as outdoor theatre, Christmas and sheep shearing.

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Education Volunteer

Inspire children to have an interest in food, farming and our countryside. Assist with schools visits, education events and regular clubs.

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Visitor Retail and Welcome Assistant

Be the first point of contact for visitors to the farm. Deliver outstanding customer service and help generate profit that can be reinvested in the William Scott Abbott Trust’s educational priorities.

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