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Volunteer with Us

Calling All Nature Enthusiasts and History Lovers: Join Us as a Volunteer at Gilbert White’s House & Gardens!

Gilbert White’s House & Gardens, a historic treasure nestled in the heart of Selborne, Hampshire, is seeking passionate individuals to join our volunteer team. If you have a love for nature, a keen interest in history, or simply a desire to give back to your community, we invite you to become a part of our dedicated group of volunteers.

On Friday 16th February Gilbert White’s House is holding a relaxed coffee morning between 10:30am-12:00pm where you can find out more about the opportunities available.

Volunteers are the backbone of our organisation, playing a crucial role in preserving and sharing the legacy of Gilbert White, the pioneering naturalist, and his picturesque home and gardens. By joining us as a volunteer, you’ll have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact while immersing yourself in the beauty and history of this remarkable place.

Why Volunteer with Us?

Enriching Experiences: As a volunteer at Gilbert White’s House & Gardens, you’ll have the chance to engage with visitors from around the world, sharing your knowledge and passion for nature and history.

Personal Growth: Whether you’re looking to develop new skills, gain valuable experience in the heritage sector, or simply expand your horizons, volunteering with us offers countless opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Community Connection: Joining our volunteer team is a wonderful way to connect with like-minded individuals who share your love for nature, history, or gardening.

Flexible Opportunities: We offer a variety of volunteer roles to suit different interests, skills, and schedules. Whether you prefer working with our visitors, helping with our events, or tending to the beautiful gardens, there’s a role for you at Gilbert White’s House & Gardens.

Exclusive Benefits: As a token of our appreciation, volunteers receive exclusive perks, including discounts in the gift shops, special events, and more.

How to Get Involved:

If you can’t make the coffee morning on the 16th February then give us a call on 01420 511275 or email and we can get you started on your volunteering journey.

Join Us in Preserving History and Inspiring Future Generations!

Whether you’re a seasoned volunteer or new to the world of volunteering, we welcome individuals of all backgrounds and experience levels to join us in our mission. Together, let’s continue Gilbert White’s legacy of curiosity, discovery, and appreciation for the natural world.

For more information about Gilbert White’s House & Gardens and our volunteer program, please visit