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Volunteer Roles

Please note that all volunteering activity organised by the Lake District National Park Authority is currently suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and there will be some delay in processing new applications from prospective volunteers.

This page contains details of some of our volunteer roles, including those that are open to new volunteers. These roles constantly change, and if you don't see a role here that matches your interest you can register for our mailing list to be kept informed of new opportunities as they become available.

A Lake District National Park Authority volunteer leads a guided walk to Lingmoor

Guided Walk Leader

Our volunteer Guided Walk Leaders unlock the Lake District National Park landscape to thousands of visitors a year, across more than 200 walks from Easter to October.

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A Fix the Fells volunteer holding a spade in celebration

Fix the Fells Lengthsman

Fix the Fells lengthsmen help maintain the spectacular fell path network that criss-crosses the Lake District National Park, keeping paths open, usable and safe.

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A Lake District National Park Authority volunteer builds a drystone wall

Park Management Volunteer

Our Park Management volunteers help to preserve, maintain and improve the spectacular Lake District National Park landscape through a wide variety of Ranger-led tasks.

Role profile for Park Management Volunteer
Lake District National Park volunteers and staff offer advice to visitors

Information Centre Volunteer

Our Information Centre volunteers play an important role in helping visitors to the Lake District National Park make the most of their visit by sharing their knowledge and passion for this special place.

Role profile for Information Centre Volunteer