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Volunteering at Carding Mill Valley on the Long Mynd

Invertebrate monitoring on Callow stream at Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Shropshire
Invertebrate monitoring at Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd | © National Trust Images/PJ Howsam

Join our team of dedicated and passionate volunteers based at Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd. We've got a variety of roles available, from sharing your love for the outdoors with the learning and engagement team, to working with the ranger team on conservation work to working in the tea-room, providing a great experience for our visitors.

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.

Roles and opportunities

Volunteering with the National Trust brings many rewards, not least of which is a brilliant team to be part of in Carding Mill Valley. Our volunteer opportunities often change but below are our available roles at the present time.

Experience of any of the roles isn't usually necessary and training is provided. So don't worry about your suitability. We'd love to hear from you and we should be able to find a place for you on our team.

Volunteers helping to create new habitat spaces at Morden Hall Park, London
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Learning Assistant

The learning team inspire the next generation of enthusiasts. They aren’t afraid to get muddy or let their passion for nature shine through. They have many exciting adventures at Carding Mill Valley including river studies, geology, guided walks and field lab work.
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Engagement Assistant

Based at Carding Mill Valley, the engagement volunteers love to talk to our visitors. They love to share their knowledge of the best walks or the history of the valley. If you enjoy sharing your love of the nature, the outdoors and the Long Mynd with others this could be the role for you.
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Welcome Volunteer

Our car park in Carding Mill Valley can get very busy! Our Welcome Team give our visitors a warm welcome as they arrive, helping them to park and giving them the information they need to make sure they have a memorable visit.
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Litter Picker

With thousands of visitors to Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd's 5000 acres every week we need plenty of help to keep it beautiful and great for wildlife.
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Get in touch about volunteering

If you are interested in volunteering at Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, please do email us at for more information. Alternatively, you can search our current opportunities and apply by clicking the link below.

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