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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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: Mon 12th March 2018
Courtyard Cafe Manager
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package, 40 hours per week over seven days
Located upstream of ticketing the Courtyard cafe and Coffee shop serves visitors and local customers to the Castle Howard Farm shop and Garden Centre.

We are seeking a Cafe Manager to oversee the day-to-day running of our popular, vibrant Courtyard Cafe.

The Cafe is open daily and you will have full responsibility for all aspects of managing the experience. Your aim will be to manage, motivate and lead the team in providing the best quality customer experience for our clientele whilst focusing on sales targets and working within the constraints of a payroll budget and gross profit margins.

The post will report to the Head of Catering and, if required, will be able to deputise in their absence.

Ideally, you will have a flexible, positive attitude, good people management and leadership skills, an interest and understanding of food and its source and the ability to communicate concisely with all levels of staff.

Previous stately home experience would be a benefit and professional personal standards of hygiene and appearance is a must.
Contact Information:

To apply for this role, please send your CV and supporting information, by email, to or post to HR Department, Castle Howard Estate Limited, York, YO60 7DA.

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Closing Date: Fri 30th March 2018
Visitor Assistant
Salary: Up to £7.83 per hour, a variety of shifts available
We are recruiting for our new season and are seeking front of house 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 24 March until December.
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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