Volunteering is a great way to meet people, learn new skills and help keep what makes the New Forest so special. There is a huge range of volunteering opportunities with organisations across the National Park, and you can also volunteer for the National Park Authority when we have exciting projects running.
Volunteers come in all shapes and sizes! Whatever your interests and abilities, there is room for you to play your part. You will also find that there are huge benefits to you: useful skills and experience, increased knowledge of the National Park, new friends with similar interests, good exercise and the satisfaction in knowing that you are doing something to help.
Read this this year's volunteer guide on the left, or download to browse dozens of ways to get involved with volunteering in the New Forest, no matter who you are or where you live. All you need is some time and energy, and a passion for the Forest’s heritage and unique communities.
Assisting people in your community, surveying wildlife, meeting
visitors and researching history are just some of the opportunities in