Volunteer at Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

Ranger team rebuilding a bridge

Join our team of dedicated and passionate volunteers based at Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd. We've got a variety of roles available, from sharing your love and enthusiasm for the outdoors with the learning and engagement team to working with the ranger team on the conservation work or even working in the tea-room providing a great experience for our visitors.

Volunteering with the National Trust brings many rewards, not least of which is a brilliant team to be part of in Carding Mill Valley. Our volunteer opportunies often change but below are our available roles at the present time.

Experience of any of the roles isn't usually necessary and training is provided. So don't worry about your suitablity. We'd love to hear from you and we should be able to find a place for you on our team.

Learning Assistant 
The learning team inspire the next generation of enthusiasts. They aren’t afraid to get muddy or let their passion for nature shine through. They have many exciting adventures at Carding Mill Valley including river studies, geology, guided walks and field lab work.
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Learning volunteers with a school group at CMV
Learning volunteers with a school group at CMV
Learning volunteers with a school group at CMV

Engagement Assistant

Based at Carding Mill Valley, the engagement volunteers love to talk to our visitors. They love to share their knowledge of the best walks or the history of the valley. They also help to design and deliver our holiday events and activities. You'll find them everywhere in the valley, out in the stream or pond dipping for creatures or walking the hills in search of new adventures. If you enjoy sharing your love of the nature, the outdoors and the Long Mynd with others this could be the role for you.

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The ranger team keep working whatever the weather!
The ranger team keep working whatever the weather!
The ranger team keep working whatever the weather!

Welcome Volunteer

Our car park in Carding Mill Valley can get very busy! Our Welcome Team give our visitors a warm welcome as they arrive, helping them to park and giving them the information they need to make sure they have a memorable visit.

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Litter Picker

With thousands of visitors to Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd's 5000 acres every week we need plenty of help to keep it beautiful and great for wildlife.

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