There are lots of ways to be a part of bringing Austen's life, home and work to life. From seasonal jobs to trustee vacancies, find out more about how you can get involved here.

Chair of Trustees

Jane Austen’s House is looking for a new Chair of Trustees to head its enthusiastic and experienced board, and to lead the organisation through the next stages of its development, including the key anniversary year of 2025.

To find out more, including how to apply, please download the Chair Recruitment Pack below.

Volunteer in the drawing room at Jane Austen's House.


Always ready with a welcoming smile and the answer to a question, our volunteers are at the heart of creating the warm and homely atmosphere of Jane Austen’s House.

Our team of devoted volunteers support activities across the site, from greeting visitors and sharing fascinating stories to conservation cleaning and helping at events.

We have a number of exciting volunteer opportunities to get involved in, please click on the below roles to find out more!