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Be a forest ranger

Group on a volunteer led guided walk in Westonbirt Arboretum GloucestershireThere are a limited number of volunteer full-time and part-time ranger positions at the New Forest and Thetford Forest.  These involve shadowing the local recreation ranger to support the work they do.  The daily tasks include trail, play area and toilet inspections, support and assistance to visitors and general maintenance.


Haldon - Forestry Commission  01392 834251

Hampshire - New Forest

Alexis Reeve
023 8028 6840

Norfolk - Thetford

Holly Berwick 
01842 816015

Nottinghamshire & South Yorkshire

Learn about our Shadow Ranger Voluntary Apprenticeship Programme at