Careers & Volunteering

Careers & Volunteering 2017-02-15T09:12:41+00:00

Muncaster Castle and Pennington Hotels & Inns are family run businesses offering a range of paid and volunteer openings. Career or volunteer, customer facing or behind the scenes, working for us offers days which are rarely dull alongside committed and friendly team members. If you have the enthusiasm and commitment to work in an award winning attraction or a top hotel or inn in the Western Lake District, we’d like to hear from you.

Current Vacancies

Seasonal Ticket/Retail Assistants, Full & Part-time, Muncaster

Staff are required for our busy gates and retail outlets, to sell tickets and merchandise and to advise customers. Applicants should enjoy dealing with people and be trustworthy, flexible and resourceful. Relevant experience would be an advantage but not essential.

These are seasonal positions and full- and part-time working patterns are available.

Enquiries and applications with CV and covering letter to Sandra Segalini, HR Manager, Muncaster Castle CA18 1RQ or by email to sandra(at) The closing date for applications is 1st March.

Vacancy posted 14th February 2017.

Volunteer Week 6th-10th March, Muncaster Castle 

We are holding another volunteer week in March and current and prospective volunteers are all welcome. Please contact either Bron or Sharon (volunteer coordinator) on 01229 717614 or via info[at]

General hotels assistant, Pennington Hotel, Ravenglass. 

General hotels assistant sought for the Pennington Hotel in Ravenglass, salary commensurate with experience and flexible working patterns apply.

Enquiries and applications with CV and covering letter to Kate Davidson, Operations Manager, katie(at)

Vacancy posted 5th January 2017.

Muncaster Castle Hawk & Owl Centre and Gardens – volunteering opportunities

We have openings for volunteers in the Hawk and Owl Centre and the Castle Gardens. If you are interested in working in either of these areas please e-mail: sandra(at) with a brief paragraph about yourself, the days/hours you would be available to work and a CV if possible.

Alternatively apply in writing to Sandra Segalini at Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ.
Vacancy posted 09-02-2016

Muncaster Castle Guides and Curators Team – volunteering opportunities

Various volunteering opportunities are available offering a ‘behind the scenes’ experience within this historic castle. Ranging from conservation, research and interaction with our daily visitors, as a Castle volunteer you can indulge your passion for heritage, art and culture while meeting interesting visitors from around the world.

For further details of our volunteering opportunities, please contact us for an application pack.
Email : bronwyn(at) or peter(at) or telephone: 01229 717614
Vacancy posted 08-02-2016

Agencies Please Note!

We will not accept any applications from agencies, nor do we want/require any agencies to fill our vacancies. Thank you.
Muncaster are positive about employing people with disabilities.