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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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We are keen to grow our group of friendly and enthusiastic volunteers that help us ensure that our visitors have an excellent experience. We have opportunities, both indoors and outdoors working alongside our House (Chapel) and Gardens teams, sharing stories of our rich history, and bringing to life the amazing collections we hold.

Outdoors, volunteers are able to work alongside our Grounds team assisting with a variety of gardening tasks including rose dead-heading, hoeing, edging and weeding, tidying away the borders, clearing leaves and mulching.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work alongside people with similar interests, develop your knowledge of Castle Howard’s long history and contribute to the preservation and conservation of Castle Howard for future generations to enjoy.

No previous experience is required as training will be provided.

Contact Information:

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

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Closing Date: Fri 27th July 2018
Weekend Commis Chef
Salary: £16,287 per annum pro rata, 24 hours per week, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
We are recruiting a Commis Chef to join our Kitchen team to prepare food and undertake basic cooking. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who would like to develop their career within hospitality; there will be an opportunity to work across different sections within the kitchens learning from the Lead Chefs.

Alongside developing your skills and experience we will also provide your full uniform, meals whilst at work and a staff discount card.

Contact Information:

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to: HR Department, Castle Howard Estate Limited, York, YO60 7DA or via email to:

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Closing Date: Fri 27th July 2018
Visitor Assistant
Salary: Up to £7.83 per hour, 0 hours contract across seven days

We are seeking a front of house member of staff to work within our retail and catering outlets. This will be a varied customer facing role involving waiting tables, assisting in our kitchen or serving in our gift shops, therefore excellent customer service, flexibility and good communication skills are essential. All training and uniform will be provided. A variety of shifts are available from now until September.

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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