Country Parks front of house volunteer

About the opportunity

This public-facing role plays an important part in caring for Hampshire’s countryside and making this accessible through your Country Park. Our receptions and shops are very busy places and often are the first point for visitors to find out about the site.

You will welcome visitors to the site and assist with providing customer service, care and security for the benefit of our visitors and the local community.

This role will support the day to day running of the front of house area as well as being a first point of contact for visitors. You’ll also be an important point of contact for the public on information about the wider countryside sites. 

Tasks and duties

This is a varied role with a mixture of tasks that can be undertaken

  • Assist with retail sales, cash handling
  • Promoting events and other activities
  • Helping to keep the shops stocked
  • Ensuring leaflets displayed and notice boards are up to date
  • Welcoming and interacting with the public to ensure all visitors have the best possible experience


No previous experience is needed staff and volunteers can show you the tasks.
For long term volunteers training is available and can include First Aid, practical tool use and Leadership Skills. 

Who we are looking for

 You will

  • be friendly and a good communicator
  • have good interpersonal skills

Lepe Country Park Exbury Southampton SO45 1AD

Lepe Country Park

Manor Farm, Pylands Lane, Bursledon Nr Southampton SO31 1BH

Queen Elizabeth Country Park Gravel Hill Horndean PO8 0QE

Royal Victoria Country Park Netley Abbey Southampton SO31 5GA

Royal Victoria Country Park

Staunton Country Park Middle Park Way Havant PO9 5HB

Staunton Country Park

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