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Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle

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Property Maintenance Volunteer

Property Maintenance Volunteer

Organisation role · Flexible hours
Dunster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
ConstructionOutdoors
Nature & sustainabilityEducationArt & culture
Suitable for young volunteers (16-18 year olds)Suitable for corporate volunteers
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Dunster Castle
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Summary

Our Property Services Volunteers assist with a wide range of activities, including maintenance tasks in the house, outbuildings and grounds of the site, helping

Detailed description

What’s involved?

  •  Playing your part in helping to conserve and protect Dunster Castle both inside and out
  • Assisting with maintenance tasks around the site, such as repairing broken fixtures and fittings, painting, changing light bulbs, litter picking, cleaning signs, sweeping paths and weeding – though we will tailor tasks to best suit your skills and abilities and will always agree the way of approaching the task
  • Repair of stone walls (subject to experience, or we will provide training) and paths
  • Preparing for events by constructing marquees, moving furniture, placing signage and helping to clear up after the event
  • There may be other activities where we could use your help
  • Supporting with Health and Safety and evacuation procedures when required, becoming familiar with and then following the National Trust’s Health and Safety Policy and Dunster Castle specific information at all times
  • Being part of a team that may need to adapt and change in response to local needs, National Trust priorities or changes to government guidelines e.g. Covid

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs

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About Dunster Castle

Want to make a difference at your favourite place? Come together as part of the community and get a taste of what it's like to volunteer. Look through the selection of volunteering roles that are currently available and find out how you might be able to lend a hand.