Getting started as a volunteer

With your help, we can better protect Charnwood Forest and celebrate its many wonderful stories. Please fill out the form below to sign up as a Geopark volunteer. You can discover more about the volunteer roles we are looking for below.

Volunteer Roles

A poster informs visitors of the sites geological importance and that it has been worked on by the geoconservation volunteers.


We’re building a team of people to help us look after Charnwood Forest’s most interesting and special geological sites.

A group of children crowd around a large map doing a classroom exercise


This role will include researching historical or scientific information and presenting it in a way that sparks the imagination.

Several adults on a guided hike through Charnwood Forest

Tours and Talks

You may like to lead a walk through a geosite, or give a talk to a local group.

A display of information about Charnwood Forest


We’re a small and friendly team and are looking for people to help us put on fun and engaging activities.

A black and white image of a geology field trip to Forest Rock

Oral History

This role could include meeting and interviewing people with fascinating stories to tell.

A guided tour group walks through the green woodland at Beacon Hill
Four volunteers move logs of wood onto a small trailer


We’re so glad you’re thinking of joining us.

As well as volunteering, there are many other ways you can help support and work with Charnwood Forest Geopark. From making a donation, to collaboration with your organisation through our Geopartner Network, there are many ways to get involved.

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