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Volunteer opportunities at Embleton and Newton Links

Two volunteers cutting branches at Newton Pool Nature Reserve, Embleton and Newton Links, Northumberland
Volunteers cutting branches at Newton Pool Nature Reserve | © National Trust Images/David Levenson

Have some time to spare and want to spend more time in nature? Find out what’s involved in being a volunteer on the Northumberland Coast, including at Embleton and Newton Links, and how to apply to join the team.

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.

Conservation volunteers

You’ll be carrying out jobs in all weather, from leading a ramble through rockpools to going litter-picking with school groups. Events and activities happen throughout the year so there are always new tasks to carry out.

No matter the job at hand, you’ll play a crucial role in helping us with critical conservation work while bringing places to life for visitors.

How to apply

Find out more about volunteering on the National Trust volunteering website and search ‘Embleton and Newton Links’ to find opportunities and to apply.

Thank you

Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.

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