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Friends of Westonbirt

The friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

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Volunteering opportunities

Become part of Westonbirt's vibrant community of volunteers, helping to protect and enhance our landscape and welcome visitors to The National Arboretum.

Apply for our current volunteering opportunities below:

Keeping in Touch Volunteer

As part of our ongoing Community Project this role supports staff with preparation and delivery of one-day programmes working with elderly residential homes, day care centres and dementia groups both on and off site. Find out more about this role.

Wellbeing in the Woods Volunteer

As part of our ongoing Community Project, this role supports staff with adult groups at risk of social exclusion such as; mental health, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, and vulnerable adult services, to help deliver a range of facilitated visits at Westonbirt for both one-day and multi-visit programmes. Find out more about this role. 

Wild Westonbirt Volunteer

Support community staff with the development and delivery of a range of activities aimed at enabling young people to engage with the arboretum. Find out more about this role.

Visitor Survey Volunteer

We're recruiting a team of survey volunteers to help us to find out more about our visitors and their experience and the impact of our community and youth programmes. Find out more about this role.

Discovery Volunteer

This volunteer role provides an opportunity to engage with visitors to enable them to explore and discover more about trees and the arboretum through open-ended discovery activities. Find out more about this role.

Volunteer Guide

This role introduces visitors to the special qualities of Westonbirt by sharing your passion for this world famous collection of trees and promoting the value of the arboretum. Find out more about this role

Get involved!

To apply for any of these roles please complete the volunteer application form

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Last updated: 9th December 2016

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