Our volunteers are everyday people who make extraordinary contributions.

Would you like to contribute to the work of the National Trust and its mission to conserve and interpret Western Australia’s unique heritage by becoming a volunteer?

Our volunteers are involved in a range of different activities according to their skills and interests. These include:

  • opening our properties for the enjoyment of the public
  • assisting with caring for our collections or
  • gardening to keep our grounds in order.
  • assisting with marketing and promotion
  • helping out at events and other programs.

National Trust properties can be found throughout Perth, the South West and Goldfields.

How do I join?

We will be holding our next information sessions in April. There are two dates available, just come along to the one that best suits you, alternatively we will be offering this as an online session as well, book in, let us know you want to be virtual, and we’ll send you the link to join.

  • Thursday 7 April, 5.30–7.00 pm
  • Saturday April, 9 2.30–4.00 pm

After this introduction to volunteering with the National Trust we hope you are enthused about joining our team! You will be invited to visit our places and meet volunteers on site.

We will also give you information about the three training sessions that all our volunteers need to complete.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

book your session.


All volunteers must complete a national police clearance, paid for by the National Trust. Volunteers must have a mobile phone, email address and be comfortable using computers.

Volunteers generally need to be able to make a regular commitment.

What we offer you

Our volunteers are involved in a range of different activities according to their skills and interests. The National Trust will provide both formal and informal training relevant to the role you play.

Volunteers join a community that is passionate about our shared cultural and natural heritage, which connects with social events and regular newsletters.

What your commitment means to us

The National Trust simply couldn’t do what we do without our dedicated volunteers. Their generous contributions ensure locals and tourists alike get to delve into the fascinating history and heritage of our state through visits to our places, and participating in events at well cared for and presented places.

We are glad to be growing a community committed to Western Australian heritage, which inspires others to think about their connection to the stories of our state.