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Our latest vacancies can be found below.  If you have any questions about any of our vacancies, or would like an informal discussion about working at Castle Howard, please contact our HR department via email at  

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Volunteers – Gardens Team
Would you be willing to join a small but enthusiastic team of volunteers helping in the gardens and grounds of Castle Howard, one of the nation's most famous and impressive stately homes.

There is always a variety of things to do including planting, weeding, pruning, hoeing, edging and watering. We don't require a high level of skill or previous training, but we do need enthusiasm and a keenness to help and do a good job.

You will gain knowledge and experience while enjoying the wonderful surroundings and meeting people of similar interests.

Volunteers work with us from March to the end of October, across Monday to Friday.

If you are interested in being part of the gardening team, we would be keen to hear from you. Enquiries can be made to

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Closing Date: Mon 13th March 2017
Catering Assistants
Salary: Up to £7.50 per hour, minimum 30 hours per week across seven days (determined by rota)
We require catering assistants to work in in our busy and vibrant Courtyard café, Coffee shop and restaurant. Applicants must

• Thrive in a fast paced customer service environment with your customers at the heart of every decision you make
• Be, patient and informed – be willing to learn about new products and enjoy selling them
• Love talking with customers and delivering amazing experiences, so being energetic, positive and happy will be second nature
• Be willing and enjoy working as part of a team, helping in all aspects of the catering department

What’s in it for you?

• Full staff training with further development opportunities in banqueting and events
• Free meals when you’re on shift
• Staff card benefits, including free entry to the house, retail and catering discounts
Contact Information:

If you are interested please send a cover letter (include your work availability) and CV outlining your relevant experience to our recruitment team at or alternatively by post to HR Department, Estate Office, Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA. Please include your availability to work within your cover letter. Closing date for applications is Monday 13th March 2017.

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