All volunteering opportunities

Make a difference. Give your time. 

Whether you're looking to give something back, learn a new skill, make new friends or simply have some free time that you'd like to spend on something important. There are many groups and organisations in the National Forest that support our work and are looking for volunteers like you to join them. 

Volunteering Groups

Heart of the Forest Heritage Group

Youth Landscapers

The Coal Tits

Citizen Science

Nature Spot

Wildlife Recorders Group

Coleorton and New Lount Volunteers

Whistlewood Common

Heartwood Community Woodfuel Group

National Forest Way Volunteer Rangers

Help look after the famous 75 mile length walking trail that flows through the National Forest.

Find out more

Other groups and opportunities 

Heart of the Forest Footpath Sessions

07801 122 494



Swadlincote Woodlands Conservation Group

01283 215882



TCV Conservation Days

07740 899693


Donisthorpe Woodland Park Volunteer Group

0116 305 7937 / 07717 808 982



Overseal Footpaths Volunteer Group

01283 760639


Overseal Health Walkers

01283 563483


Hicks Lodge Volunteers

0300 0674340


Roving Rangers

0300 067 4340