Wedding Assistant Volunteer (National Trust)


A Wedding Assistant volunteer helps with the planning and smooth running of weddings at Mussenden Temple, helping us to ensure that it builds a reputation for being a wonderful venue where celebrations live up to the highest of expectations.

By getting involved, you could:

  • Gain events experience
  • Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
  • Meet people from all walks of life and make new friends
  • Enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a real contribution to the success of the occasion
  • Gain volunteer experience and references with an internationally renowned organisation

What’s involved:

  • Assisting with the preparation for weddings, for example by helping to set up and clear away on the day
  • Attending on the day of the wedding and helping with specific duties for example, displaying signs, helping to organise car parking, meeting and greeting guests, helping the wedding party and the photographer, musicians and registrar with any queries
  • Becoming familiar with and then following the National Trust’s Health and Safety Values and Behaviours at all times
  • Considering taking part in other activities in which the National Trust could use your help

This role will suit you if you are:

  • Confident, friendly and outgoing and enjoy meeting people
  • Have excellent communication and listening skills
  • Love working in a team and can enjoy events management
  • Enjoy organising and are confident using basic computer systems
  • Can be flexible with time commitments and can organise their time well.

Extra Information:

  • All equipment will be provided
  • Uniform provided
  • Reimbursement of out of pocket travel costs between home and volunteering location in accordance with National Trust policy and agreed with the National Trust manager

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