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Volunteer opportunities at Souter Lighthouse

Volunteers and staff members cleaning the beach at Marsden Bay near Souter Lighthouse, Tyne & Wear.
A beach clean-up near Souter Lighthouse | © National Trust Images/Dougie Holden

Whether you’re a wildlife lover or a people person, you could help the team at Souter Lighthouse to look after this special place. Find out what’s involved in being a volunteer at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas and how you can apply to join the team.

Ways to volunteer at Souter Lighthouse

We’re always keen to welcome new volunteers to help us with a variety of work and activities. You don’t need specific experience to become a volunteer – just some spare time and enthusiasm.

Volunteer roles are available to suit all kinds of interests, including:

  • Conservation cleaning volunteers
  • Lighthouse guide volunteers
  • Gardening volunteers
  • Ranger volunteers
  • Café volunteers
  • Events volunteers

‘We couldn’t keep Souter Lighthouse open and look after it the way we do without the help of volunteers. Like all National Trust places, we rely on them in everything we do.’

– Vicki Johnson, Welcome Manager, Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

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.

Get in touch about volunteering at Souter Lighthouse

For more information about the different ways to volunteer at Souter Lighthouse please email or call us on 0191 529 3161. Or you can search for current opportunities via the link below.

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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