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Volunteering at Headley Heath

A rough path next to a cordoned off area with a sign saying 'Caution bees nest ahead'.
A cordoned off area around a bees nest | © 1486665

Whether you’re interested in volunteering to help make a difference or simply fancy taking up a new hobby, we’re always on the lookout for new members to join our volunteer team here at Headley Heath. Find out all you need to know about the current roles on offer and how to get in touch with us if you’d like to apply.

Joining the team

If you have some free time, why not try donating some of it at Headley?

You'll help care for your local countryside, get some exercise in the fresh air, learn new skills, share your own knowledge and meet a range of new friends.

We meet every Thursday and Friday come rain or shine.

What sort of tasks will I do?

  • repairing fences
  • installing gates
  • scrub management
  • grassland management
  • taking care of livestock

Friends of Headley Heath

The Friends of Headley Heath is an independent charity working to help us look after the heath – they recently funded our lovely new Lizard trail leaflet.

Registered Friends receive newsletters providing details of upcoming events, including talks by the wardens, guided walks and some more fun events.

For further details on joining the Friends email:

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.

Applying to become a volunteer

If you would like some further information on volunteering at Headley Heath, or would like to apply to join our team, please send us an email.

Or you can take a look online at what roles are currently on offer throughout the region using the link below.

Thank you

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

A forested path in Headley Heath, Surrey

Things to see and do at Headley Heath 

With an incredible network of paths, Headley Heath has so much to offer you on a day out, and it's not far from London either.

A view Headley Heath in summer with blue skies and green vegetation

Our work at Headley Heath 

Find out how we manage and conserve our site to continue to provide a home for much of our resident and visiting wildlife, plus how our herd of belted Galloway cattle help out.