Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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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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Chapel Volunteers
Would you be willing to help establish a small group of volunteers to staff the chapel at Castle Howard - an important room in one of the nation’s greatest country houses?

As a Chapel Volunteer you would help visitors from this country and overseas to appreciate the history and architecture of the chapel and ensure that it also remains a place of quiet contemplation.

Training will be provided by our Curatorial Team and you will work alongside people with similar interests gaining knowledge of the House and the Howard family as well as experience of visitor operations in a major historic property.

Volunteers would join us for training ahead of Christmas opening on 18 November and work through to 23 December and then from Easter to the end of October 2018. We are open 7 days a week and we are particularly keen to have volunteers that are available on Saturdays and Sundays.

If you are interested in being part of the team, we would be keen to hear from you. Enquiries can be made to
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 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 27th November 2017
Christmas Assistant
Salary: Up to £7.50 per hour, a variety of shifts available
Enjoy a truly stunning start to Christmas by working at Castle Howard, when a host of angels descend this festive season. The 300 year old home brings a unique festive experience with seasonal menus, Christmas gifts galore in the house and in the Courtyard gift shops, farm shop and garden centre, plus Christmas market.

We are recruiting Christmas Assistants to work within our busy retail and catering team. This will be a varied role that could involve waiting tables, assisting in our kitchen or serving in our gift shops and Christmas market, therefore excellent customer service and communication skills are essential. All training and uniform will be provided.  A variety of shifts are available from early November until 23 December 2017 however applicants must be able to work weekends.
Contact Information:

To apply 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.

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