Current opportunities

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Caldbeck Common Volunteer

Patrol Caldbeck and Udale Common in the northeast Lakes which has sites of geological and archaeological interest. Then report back to our Area Rangers to help manage these spectacular fells.

More info here
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Lake District Ambassador Volunteer

Help visitors find their way and make the most out of their trip to this spectacular World Heritage Site and National Park.

More info here
Apply here
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Brockhole Event Steward Volunteer

Join the Brockhole team and help at a range of events from the Great North Swim 2018 to Halloween Pumpkin Trails.

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
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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
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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

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 for more information.

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