Volunteer at National Memorial Arboretum

For details of current volunteer vacancies please visit the Arboretum’s website

Part of our family of charities, the National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance. 

Covering 150 acres of land the Arboretum features more than 400 memorials and 25,000 trees dedicated to the Service and sacrifice of the Armed Forces community.

There are many ways you can get involved and volunteer at the Arboretum – and we’d love to have you – although please remember the Arboretum roles are only available in the Staffordshire area.

Weekend volunteers

On the first full weekend of each month, the National Memorial Arboretum invites volunteers who love the outdoors to get involved in their working weekends. The whole family can get involved in activities including; planting, pruning and general grounds maintenance.

Front of house volunteers

As a front of house volunteer you can help visitors get the most from their visit to the Arboretum through a variety of roles including:

  • Meeting and greeting visitors
  • Assisting at reception
  • Acting as guides on walks
  • Giving outside talks to group

The National Memorial Arboretum
Volunteering at the Arboretum is a pleasure and a privilege. Denis Cook

NMA Volunteer

Learning volunteers

Help pass the mantle of Remembrance on to the next generation by volunteering with our learning team to deliver guided walks, facilitated workshops and explorer days.

Retail and catering volunteers

Volunteer in the National Memorial Arboretum’s onsite Remembrance centre, gift shop, coffee shop and restaurant as a retail and foodservices volunteer. 

Group Volunteers

There are also opportunities to get involved and volunteer as a group at the Arboretum:  

Who can get involved?

  • Universities, colleges or schools - You can volunteer as a group on one of the National Memorial Arboretum’s working weekends.
  • Community - Volunteering on one of the National Memorial Arboretum’s working weekends is a great opportunity to have a fun time together while helping to maintain the beautiful surroundings and of the memorial.

If your group is interested please contact volunteersupport@britishlegion.org.uk.

Other volunteering roles

We have a range of volunteering roles across the country

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