Updated: July 2016
We're supporting the Tour of Britain Stage 2, Carlise to Kendal, route on Monday 5 September. If you'd like to volunteer and see the exciting action as the Tour travels through our amazing county visit the Tour of Britain website for more information.
Updated: August 2016
The time commitment will vary from a minimum of two shifts days to the whole weekend, but we can be flexible to accommodate your availability. If you're interested in getting involved, please let us know.
Updated: June 2016
We are looking for people who would enjoy advising visitors, as well as helping them to access information on touch pad tablets. Training and support will be provided, so that you will be able to carry out the role confidently. We will also reimburse your travel expenses from within Cumbria.
This would suit someone who can commit at least every week, however we are flexible.
To find out more, please contact Lorraine Brierley on 01539 792605 email email@example.com
Brockhole is a not-for-profit attraction run by the Lake District National Park.
Find out more about Brockhole here.
Our volunteers receive 20% discount at the café and shop, as well as free parking at Brockhole.
Updated: June 2016
We are looking for Visitor Service Support volunteers to help out on weekends and school holidays to ensure that visitors to Brockhole have a world class experience
You will help support the Brockhole team by carrying out tasks such as welcoming and advising visitors, driving the Brockmobile and helping with crazy golf hire. You will also have the chance to get involved with events throughout the season.
We are looking for people who are excellent communicators, enjoy meeting people and are prepared to be an ambassador for the National Park. Good knowledge and understanding of the National Park would also be an advantage. No experience is necessary and training and support is provided.
To find out more, please contact Tim Duckmanton on 01539 792674 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you enjoy working with families? Are you happy getting stuck in?
Updated: June 2016
The Family Ranger Programme is seeking a committed volunteer to help families discover, explore and conserve the region. The Programme will run once a month, starting in September 2016.
In addition to being the main contact, your role will include helping to plan and organise activity sessions. These will be led by staff, volunteers and partners in the National Park, but you will also have the opportunity to lead activities.
No experience is necessary and training and support will be provided. Due to the nature of the activities a reasonable level of fitness and mobility is required.
In addition to training and supporting you, we will cover any out of pocket expenses. Acceptance is subject to satisfactory references.
To find out more, please contact Belinda Turnbull on 01539 724555 email email@example.com
Park Management volunteers commit to work with the Ranger Teams throughout the Park, with a minimum of 12 days per year. Becoming a registered volunteer provides you with:
Park Management volunteers work alongside Rangers to carry out practical countryside management, maintenance and improvement works within the National Park. They work in all weathers and gain practical skills such as dry stone walling, hanging gates and constructing bridges.
We are currently not recruiting Park Management Volunteers, we recruit as and when we need people, or have vacancies for particular roles.
We are currently not recruiting for Volunteer Events and Guided Walk Leaders.
If you are interested in hearing about future recruitment, please contact Belinda Turnbull, Volunteer Led Activity Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are not currently recruiting for Archaeology Volunteers.
In the meantime, please feel free to look through our programme of archaeology events - as some, including the Archaeology Conference, are open to the public.
Other organisations who have volunteers in the National Park include (all links open in new window):