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Volunteering at Strangford Lough

Staff member checking birds on the lough at Strangford Lough, County Down, Northern Ireland
Checking birds on the lough at Strangford Lough | © National Trust Images/Joe Cornish

Would you like to spend some of your spare time learning, meeting people, and being part of a team? Strangford Lough has a variety of opportunities which you can get involved in, with something to suit everyone.

Volunteer with us

The National Trust manages an incredibly large area of land and foreshore around Strangford Lough, including many islands and areas of farmland and woodland. With a team of only four rangers, we rely on the dedicated assistance of many enthusiastic volunteers.

There are many environmental benefits from this work, but the individuals who take part also gain personally from the experience. Volunteering is a fantastic way to stay fit whilst spending time in the fresh air and discovering some of the most inspiring parts of the countryside.

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 Strangford Lough

If you are interested in volunteering click the link below to check out the local opportunities.

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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