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SummaryRangers love the countryside and they’re great at taking care of the wildlife and stunning landscapes of Sheringham Park, for everyone, forever.
By getting involved, you could…
- Help look after important landscapes for future generations.
- Use your passion for the outdoors and share your knowledge with visitors!
- Work alongside passionate countryside management professionals, learning skills along the way!
- Learn new outdoor practical skills.
- Join a friendly and varied team whilst making some new friends.
You’d also be joining Europe’s largest conservation charity and the wider National Trust team proudly looking after 780 miles of coastline, over 250,000 hectares of land, over 500 historic houses, castles, ancient monuments, gardens, parks and nature reserves (including lighthouses, villages, pubs and a gold mine!). We are a unique charity welcoming millions of people each year and with a vision to open up places for the benefit of everyone, for ever.
- Helping the Countryside team with practical work to keep the countryside in great condition. Tasks can include scrub clearance, coppicing & tree felling, survey work and path maintenance.
- Learning more about Sheringham Park its history, landscape, nature, and archaeology.
- Helping each visitor feel welcome, making suggestions so they have a safe and enjoyable day.
- Maintaining good relationships with people who share the land.
- Getting to know and following National Trusts health and safety and emergency procedures.
- Being flexible and adaptable as work and locations can vary depending on seasons, weather, and other factors.There might be some other activities that are of interest to you, for which we could use your help.
- Being part of a team that may need to adapt to changing circumstances.
We want all our volunteers to feel welcome and to have an equally positive
experience when volunteering with us. So, volunteers will:
- Be provided with the necessary induction, training, equipment, and reasonable adjustments to do this role well and safely.
- Be offered expenses to cover agreed travel costs between home and place of volunteering.
- Have remote access to support, news and rotas via our volunteer website
This role will suit you if you are …
- Enjoy working in the outdoors in all weather conditions.
- Reasonable fit and healthy as most of the work undertaken is physical.
- Work well as part of team.
- Available at least one day during the week – flexible on the days.
- Available weekdays
All National Trust volunteers will be asked to
- Respect and uphold the National Trust values whilst volunteering with us.
- Complete training required of all NT volunteers and any role specific training.
- Adhere to relevant policies and processes including safeguarding, health and safety, and equality and diversity.