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.
We accept volunteers aged 18 and above, so if you have a skill or some time that you’d like to contribute, please send an email to us with “Volunteering” in the subject line.
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 with “Group Volunteering” in the subject line.
Corporate Volunteering and Team Building
Would you like to spend a day with your colleagues out of the office, getting your hands dirty? Corporate team-building days at Sacrewell are a hands-on and active experience. Projects can vary from clearing woodland, improving wildlife areas, preparing a nature space for schools or digging out a mill stream! These tasks provide a great opportunity for work colleagues to come together as a team and create a practical project in beautiful surroundings while making a positive impact on a charity and community hub.
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.
Inspire children to have an interest in food, farming and our countryside. Assist with schools visits, education events and regular clubs.