Elizabeth Castle women shows map of the Castle with Castle in background


We have so much to achieve, and volunteers can help on a wide variety of projects

Age is not an obstacle; our volunteers range from 12 to 96 years old and their reasons for volunteering are as varied as they are.

Benefits of volunteering

  • Give back to the community
  • Meet like-minded people
  • Enjoy social interaction
  • Learn local history
  • Share your knowledge
  • Learn new skills
  • Build a great CV
  • Fulfil the Duke of Edinburgh award criteria
Elizabeth Castle women shows map of the Castle with Castle in background
Visitor Hosts

We use a team of volunteer visitor hosts who work alongside staff at the castles and museums.  Visitor hosts help deliver excellent customer service through meeting and greeting visitors and answering questions about the site.  Training is provided, read more at

Site Guides

If you are enthusiastic about sharing your passion for history, then consider becoming a volunteer visitor guide. Our guides give informative, friendly tours lasting about 45 minutes. Training is provided.

Corporate Volunteers

Visit our Corporate Support page if you are a corporate group looking for a volunteer opportunity.

Mont Orgueil Castle volunteer shows off Tree of Succession exhibit


We'd love to have you on our team

Complete the volunteer application form or contact our Volunteer Coordinator Julia Coutanche on 01534 633342

Get in touch


Sue Corbel

Susan is fascinated by local history. As soon as she retired, Sue started volunteering for Jersey Heritage, first behind the scenes at the Archive in Clarence Road and then as a Visitor Host at Elizabeth Castle – welcoming and assisting visitors. But soon Sue was also stitching the 13th panel of the Occupation Tapestry, created as a community project to mark the 70th anniversary of Liberation and now on display in the Occupation Tapestry Gallery next to the Maritime Museum. The German Occupation is an important subject in Sue’s life – she painstakingly transcribed and recently published her father Philip Le Sauteur’s Diary of Jersey under the Swastika.   

In 2016 Sue started volunteering as a Guide at Elizabeth Castle, giving tours of the whole site with a history that spans several centuries. In 2016, Sue researched and wrote the script for A Tour of the Barracks Hospital Block, which is the last remaining example of such buildings in the UK. Sue continued to do more research about births and deaths at the Castle, which entailed spending time at the Lord Coutanche Library, the Archive and the Registrar’s Office looking at records, which she described as ‘a fascinating insight’.


Volunteer Sue Corbel talks at the Hospital Block at Elizabeth Castle

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