Current opportunities

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Festival and Events Volunteer

Do you love being in the thick of it? If so, why not join our Events Team and share your passion at a range of festivals and events throughout the Lake District National Park.

More info here
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Brockhole Visitor Service volunteers

Give a warm Lake District welcome to locals and visitors alike in the car park and the boat jetty at Brockhole. Let them know what's going on and how they can have a great experience with their time at Brockhole.

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

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.

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

Volunteer Events and Guided Walk Leaders

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 belinda.turnbull@lakedistrict.gov.uk

Archaeology Volunteers

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 2017, are open to the public.

Other organisations with volunteering in the Lakes

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Eskdale Fell Care Day - 8 November

It's the last Friends of the Lake District Fell Care Day for 2017. There's plenty to choose from, including a Fix the Fells drain run or work party with National Park rangers.

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