Volunteering with us

If you have a few hours to spare each week and want to join our wonderful community of volunteers, we’d love to hear from you. Our current volunteer opportunities are detailed below. Please get in touch to find out more and we’ll be happy to answer any questions. If the roles below aren’t quite what you’re looking for, call us for a chat to register your interest.

Bothy Tearoom or Garden Volunteer

Location – Fullers Mill, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6HD

Responsible to – Head Gardener and Shift Supervisor

Time Commitment

Shifts are available during our open season from April to the end of October:

Wednesdays and Fridays 1.30pm – 5pm. Saturdays and Sundays 11am – 2pm and 2pm –5pm, plus occasional shifts outside these hours.

Person specification

  • Cheerful attitude to life
  • Willingness to learn
  • Happy to work as part of a small team in a busy environment

Benefits of this role

  • Being an important part of the Fullers Mill visitor experience
  • Meeting new people and making new friends
  • Free annual Friends membership allowing you and a guest free entry to all three of Perennial’s gardens (Fullers Mill, York Gate and The Laskett) on all public open days and more. 
  • 15% off Perennial gifts and greetings cards

For more information or to apply for this role please email fullersmillgarden@perennial.org.uk or call 01284 728888