Countryside volunteers

As a volunteer you will be given training. The experience and skills you will learn can help you keep active, change careers or add to your C.V.

As well as traditional hands-on activities like conservation, horticulture and access improvements, volunteers support us in a variety of other ways. We have roles for social history demonstrators, guided walk leaders and tour guides, surveyors and waymarkers, retail support and administration.

How to apply

Opportunities are listed on the volunteering pages.

If you find something to suit you, complete an application form and we will be in touch.

Find a volunteering opportunity

Staunton Country Park

Staunton Country Park is made up of gardens including tropical glasshouses and landscaped parkland.

Staunton Farm

Staunton Farm is home to a wide variety of animals – from pigs, sheep, goats and chickens to more unusual animals like llamas and alpacas..

  • Farm hand
  • Visitor services volunteer
  • Horticulture volunteer

Find out more about Staunton Farm's volunteering opportunities

River Hamble Country Park

River Hamble County Park is a large countryside area of woodland and farmland situated on the banks of the Hamble River in Bursledon.

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Queen Elizabeth Country Park is managed by Hampshire County Council in partnership with the Forestry Commission.

Lepe Country Park

With over a mile of beach, pine fringed cliffs, wildflower meadows, woods and historic D-Day remains, Lepe Country Park is the ideal place to relax and watch the world go by.

Manor Farm

Manor Farm dates back to the 1400’s.

There are currently no vacancies at Manor Farm

Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve 

Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve covers 369 acres of the Meon Valley giving protection to a range of special wildlife.  

There are currently no vacancies at Titchfield Haven.

Basingstoke Canal

Basingstoke Canal is managed for conservation and recreation, including boating and fishing.

Royal Victoria Country Park

Royal Victoria Country Park occupies the site of the once famous Netley Military Hospital.

Rights of way

We look after nearly 3000 miles of rights of way covering the whole of Hampshire. We are always looking for help with their maintenance and management. Our southern team is presently full but there are opportunities in other teams in the area.

Local sites

These range from small local woodlands to large areas of open countryside. We are always looking for volunteers to join existing work parties.

Winchester office

The Winchester office is looking for people with admin skills willing to help out in the office.