About People Volunteer Volunteer At Great Dixter, we have a dedicated team of weekly volunteers who support our gardening, events and educational activities. Current volunteer opportunities Green Woodwork volunteers: Come and join the green woodwork team in the Great Barn and learn a new skill. We are looking for volunteers on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Main tasks include whittling wood and constructing hurdles. No experience necessary as full training will be given. For further details please click here. Estate and vegetable garden volunteers: Would you like to support our estate team with keeping the wider estate and vegetable garden looking their best? We are looking for volunteers to join us on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Activities will include weeding, preparing beds, planting and harvesting vegetables and general tidying and maintenance. This would suit someone who enjoys being outside and working as part of a team. No previous experience necessary as full training will be given. For further details please click here. Ornamental Garden Volunteer: The ornamental gardens and wildflower meadows at Great Dixter require a lot of work to keep them looking their best. We have a number of weekly volunteers who work alongside the garden team on practical tasks including meadow cutting, weeding, planting, propagating and helping to ensure our garden visitors feel welcome. We have no volunteer opportunities at this time. To apply for any of the above positions please complete our application form and return it to [email protected]. You can download our volunteer policy here. If you would like to discuss your application over the phone or need further support please call: 01797 334 042 Due to the regular nature of the work, we can only accept applications for weekly volunteers from the UK. If you are interested in a career in horticulture and would like to find out more about our volunteer placements, please click here.