Recruitment Open Day

  • 26 September 2021
  • 10am - 5pm

Open For Visitors

The National Memorial Arboretum is open freely to all, year-round from 10am-5pm (closes at 4pm from 15 Nov), every day except Christmas Day.  

Entry to the Arboretum is free, but for everyone's comfort we are limiting the numbers onsite. We recommend pre-booking your visit to guarantee entry. You can check our latest availability and book online using the link below. 


Visitors are advised that the Coffee Shop is currently closed. Our Restaurant is open from 10am - 5pm. 

Pre-book your visit

Come and find out why working in our Foodservices team might be just the job you’re looking for!


We are looking for part time staff to join our excellent Foodservices team.  Working in a fast paced, varied hospitality environment, you will be part of a dynamic, passionate and inspiring team of staff and volunteers at the Nation’s year-round centre of Remembrance.  From Royal visits to outdoor events, large conferences to family get togethers, every day brings a different challenge for our team in our unique 150 acre setting.


Interested?  Then come to our open day to find out more!

As part of the day you can expect:


  • Introduction to working in our Foodservices Team (Presentations will be held at 11am, 1pm and 3pm)
  • Complimentary guided walk
  • A guaranteed interview


You can arrive at any time throughout the day, but we recommend arrival in time for one of our three presentations so you can hear from members of our Foodservices team and the roles. 

To guarantee entry, you are welcome to pre-book your visit here.  Alternatively, simply arrive on the day and let our front of house team know that you are visiting as part of our recruitment day.


Please ensure you also bring with you a form of identification and any 'right to work' documents you may need. 


If you cannot make the recruitment day on Sunday 26 September, but would like to find out more about the opportunities available, please contact our Foodservices Manager, Susan Smith (

Foodservices Assistant pouring champagne at event

The roles

We are currently recruiting for roles across a range of skill levels, from chefs to foodservices and kitchen assistants. No day is the same. For more information on the individual roles, please click the button below.