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Sheringham Park

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At the National Trust we protect and care for places so people and nature can thrive. We look after hundreds of houses and close to a million objects, along with vast areas of coastline, countryside, ...

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Ranger Volunteer

Ranger Volunteer

Organisation role · Flexible hours
National Trust, NR26 8TL, Sheringham, England NR26 8TL, United Kingdom
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Sheringham Park
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Summary

Rangers love the countryside and they’re great at taking care of the wildlife and stunning landscapes of Sheringham Park, for everyone, forever.

Detailed description

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.


What’s involved?

  • 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.
What volunteers need

🗣️ Native language skills

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs

Getting there

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About Sheringham Park

At the National Trust we protect and care for places so people and nature can thrive. We look after hundreds of houses and close to a million objects, along with vast areas of coastline, countryside, and green spaces, for everyone’s benefit. With our staff, members, volunteers, and supporters, we’re the biggest conservation charity in Europe. Everyone can get involved, everyone can make a difference. Sheringham Park is one of our sites in Norfolk.