Our volunteers offer their time and energy to help us preserve and celebrate the arts. But you also get something back from volunteering – you’ll make new friends, learn new skills, and you can enjoy knowing you are making a huge difference. 

Our Societies are run entirely by volunteers; a massive achievement by our members. Most Societies also have teams of volunteers who focus on the following areas of work in their local community:

  • Church Recording
  • Heritage Volunteering
  • Trails of Discovery
  • Young Arts

Our Church Recording volunteers have been carefully recording the contents of churches for more than 45 years.

From the conservation of books to projects in historic parks and gardens, our Heritage Volunteers are busy all over the UK helping to conserve and protect the nation’s heritage...

Discovering a place of worship and its artworks, stained glass, artefacts and deep social history can be inspiring. Our Trails bring that same experience to young people in our Heritage and Church Trails aimed at Children aged 8-12 years and also Memory Trails aimed at individuals living with Dementia.

Young Arts volunteers fundraise and give grants to arts projects for children and young people in their local area. In a time of cuts and changes to the national curriculum, this has never been more important...