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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 2nd October 2017
Retail Assistant
Salary: Up to £7.50 per hour, minimum 12 hour contract

We have an opportunity within our team for Retail Assistants. Our Retail Assistants work within the Carriage house and House Gift shop delivering exemplary customer service and adding to the memorable experience for all our visitors. 

If you would like to apply for the role of Retail Assistant previous retail and cash handling experience is essential and a professional flexible, hardworking attitude is essential. You will have an eye for detail and enjoy working in a customer facing role.

Contact Information:

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to or alternatively by post to Estate Office, Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA for the attention of HR.

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Closing Date: Mon 2nd October 2017
Kitchen Assistant/ Porter
Salary: Up to £7.50 per hour, minimum 30 hour contract fixed term until 23rd December 2017
We require a Kitchen Assistant to carry out daily food preparation; assist in the production of hot and cold food in accordance with the menu and guidelines to high standards of presentation and quality. You will have previous food experience within a kitchen environment and a formal cooking/catering qualification or training would be an advantage.
Contact Information:

Please apply for this job by sending your CV and a cover letter to or alternatively by post marked Private & Confidential, FAO HR Department, Castle Howard Estate Ltd, Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA

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