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If you love plants, gardens and meeting people, come and join us. We depend on volunteers to help run Ness and even if you don't like gardening there is always something to do.

There are lots of opportunities from helping to maintain the Gardens, volunteering in the Visitor Centre, and helping our office staff. You could also help run events or weddings and support our botany and education team.

Anyone can volunteer. It doesn't matter what your skills, experience or background are. We usually ask for half a day a week - but if you want to do more you would be welcome!


Volunteer benefits

Meeting new people and trying out new experiences

Share your experience and skills, and learning a few more things

Working with people in a stunning environment

Tea/coffee and cake in return for your help

Once you have completed 50 hours you will be able eligeble for a staff support card which allows yourself and a friend into the gardens for FREE whenever you like, occasional special offers in the shop, as well as invites to special events.

and very often, having a lot of fun!


Click here to download our Volunteer Application Form