Current opportunities

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Great North Swim Event Steward

Join the team and help more than 30,000 swimmers and spectators have an absolutley awesome time!

More info here
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Coniston Boating Centre Maintenance Volunteer

Carry out all sorts of boat and bike maintenance repairs based on the shores of Coniston Water.

More info here
Rusland apprentices

Volunteer with Rusland Horizons

Rusland Horizons is a three year community project based in south Lakes between Coniston Water and Windermere. Check out the range of volunteering opportunites here.

Rusland Horizons website
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Car Park Survey Volunteer

Travel around the Lakes and identify small repairs and maintenance issues in our car parks .

More info here
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Information Centre volunteers

Share your knowledge of the Lakes and meet new people while volunteering from one of our three Information Centres located in our popular visitor honey pots!

More info here

Volunteer with our National Park Rangers

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. Volunteers commit a minimum of 12 days per year.

Opportunities in the western Lakes:

If you live in the West of Cumbria and would like to find out more about volunteering with us, then please contact volsadmin@lakedistrict.gov.uk for more information.

Volunteer guided walk leaders

We are not currently recruiting for volunteer guided walk leaders but if you are interested in future opportunities please contact belinda.turnbull@lakedistrict.gov.uk as we hold a waiting list and will contact you when we next plan to recruit.

We are not currently recruiting for other areas, however we constantly review our requirements for volunteers, and as soon as recruitment re-opens there will be full details available on the website – so please check back then. Thank you.

Other organisations with volunteering in the Lakes