Join the volunteering team at Slindon Estate

Slindon volunteers and dig out an old fence post in a clearing in Park Wood

Are you a regular visitor to Slindon or are you just smitten by the South Downs? Our Ranger team at Slindon Estate are both proud of and grateful to their hard-working and dedicated team of volunteers, and are always looking for more help.

Help a little and make a big difference

So much could not be achieved without our volunteers. Do you have time to help keep this traditional Sussex estate a beautiful place? Could you bring its many special qualities alive for visitors? Whether it's once a week or once a month, we'd love to hear from you. Find out how you could get involved. Call 01243 814730 or email our Slindon Estate Team for more details.


Getting your hands dirty

Do you love spending time in the great outdoors come rain or shine? Fancy getting stuck in and adding your mark on the landscape? Volunteers are an essential part of managing our woodlands, hedges, paths and grassland.  From coppicing to hedge planting and from building benches to cutting meadows, they help make the countryside a great place for wildlife and our visitors.  Get in touch to join one of our regular Ranger led weekday groups, no previous skills are required, just a willingness to get stuck in and get grubby.


Bringing Slindon to life

Our Ranger team run guided walks and events throughout the year. It's an important way to share the delights of Slindon and get people out into the countryside. We rely on volunteers to help make our wild ideas a reality. No previous experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and a love of people.


Monitoring wildlife

Do you already have a passion for the English countryside's flora and fauna? Our Ranger team conduct wildlife and habitat surveys to monitor some of the key species and places at Slindon, throughout the year. If you'd like to help us, some species knowledge would be of an advantage but it's not essential.

 

Group volunteer weekends

During the autumn and winter months, groups stay at Slindon Bunkhouse for the weekend and work with one of our rangers out on the estate. If you have a conservation minded group who Get in touch to find out more.

 

Working holidays at Slindon

Try a holiday with a difference. Stay in stunning locations and make a difference while you're there. Every year there are National Trust Working Holidays at Slindon and other South Downs properties.