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Volunteering on the North Coast

Bug hunting in the sand dunes at Portstewart Strand, County Londonderry
Bug hunting in the sand dunes at Portstewart Strand | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Do you want to spend your time learning, meeting people and being part of a great team? The North Coast has a wide variety of places we look after and opportunities to get involved in, there really is something to suit everyone.

Volunteer with us

Do you have some time to spare? Then come and join our friendly volunteer team. Volunteers on the North Coast have really varied roles, all of which aim to conserve natural environments for people and for wildlife.

How you could get involved

You could get involved in tasks working within the visitor experience, conservation, ranger and events planning teams. Whether you are interested in a one-off activity or a longer term commitment, we would love to talk to you.

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 on the North Coast

If you are interested in volunteering or would like to find out more, please contact us at Alternatively, you can search our current opportunities below.

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Discover how we look after the 6,000-year-old sand dunes at Portstewart Strand which provides a diverse habitat for rare plants and native wildlife.

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Things to do at Portstewart Strand 

Spend the day on one of Northern Ireland’s finest beaches. Venture out for a walk along the strand, wander through the 6,000-year-old dunes and spot seasonal wildlife.

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Things to see and do in Cushendun 

Wander through the historic coastal village and see if you can spot a red squirrel, soak up the views from the harbour and take a stroll along the beach at Cushendun.

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Our work at White Park Bay 

Take a look at a few of the important conservation projects and discoveries that have taken place at White Park Bay over the past few years, helping to care for nature.

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Things to see and do at White Park Bay 

Enjoy lazy days and long walks, look out for wildlife and spot fossils on the beautiful beach at White Park Bay.

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Supporter groups in Northern Ireland 

Join a local supporter group and meet like-minded people who enjoy social activities throughout the year. Join special interest talks and fundraising events across Northern Ireland as well as enjoying visits to National Trust places and hands-on conservation activities. There are four different groups to join across Northern Ireland. Jump to the details of the supporter group near you using the menu.