Volunteer opportunities at Levant Mine and Beam Engine
We’re always looking for passionate people to join our friendly team at Levant Mine, on the rugged West Cornwall coast. Whether it’s bringing the stories of the site alive as a tour guide, or getting hands on with history as an engine driver, there’s a volunteer role here for you.
Volunteer roles at Levant
Volunteer tour guide
Can you bring the mining site at Levant to life with your storytelling? A mine under the sea off the west coast of Cornwall, Levant captivates visitors with the industry and tragedy that occurred on this rugged coastline.
If you love to inform, educate and entertain – as well as interact with visitors looking to learn more about the history of this special place – then volunteering as a tour guide is the role for you.
‘Levant is such a special place. To be able to talk to people about the importance of this site is such a privilege.’
– Clive, Volunteer Tour Guide
Volunteer engine driver
The only Cornish beam engine still steaming in Cornwall is driven by our team of volunteer engine drivers. We’re looking for volunteers to continue to amaze visitors with demonstrations of the engine in action.
Share your knowledge and capture the interest of visitors as you talk to them about this fascinating piece of engineering and its enduring history.
Get in touch about volunteering at Levant
Why join us?
There are lots of reasons to join us; making the move to volunteer could be the best decision you ever make.
- Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
- Meet people from all walks of life and forge new friendships
- Utilise your existing skills and learn new ones
- Strengthen your CV and help to develop your career
- Enjoy the great outdoors
- Learn about the history of this special place.
Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.
Our volunteers make our work to look after nature and history for future generations possible. Learn more about the volunteering opportunities available and hear a selection of their stories to find out what it's like to volunteer with us.
Our supporter groups are a great way of getting involved with your local place. Find out more about how you can join in.
Discover more about mining at Levant Mine and Beam Engine. Find out the key dates of interest and the kind of work that was carried out here.
These frequently asked questions should give you all you need to know about who can volunteer, what it involves and how to apply.