Whether you are a business, council, local agency, community group, youth group, school or individual, there are lots of ways to join in.

Our current volunteer opportunities are:

Land of Oak & Iron Oral Histories Volunteer (whole area)
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Land of Oak & Iron Events Volunteer (whole area)
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Land of Oak & Iron Marketing & Promotions Volunteer (whole area – based in office)Marketing & Promotions Volunteer Role Profile

Land of Oak & Iron Photographer / Videographer Volunteer (whole area)
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Land of Oak & Iron Woodland Conservation Volunteer (whole area)
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Land of Oak & Iron Woodland conservation Volunteer (Prudhoe)
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Businesses, Councils and Local Agencies, please contact us to discuss opportunities for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sponsorship, partnership working and commissions.

Anyone can try their hand at:

  1. An archaeology dig
  2. Using traditional building skills to restore built heritage
  3. Re-establishing habitat for wildlife and fighting invasive species
  4. Exploring many of the beautiful walking and cycling routes throughout the area
  5. Sharing your historical knowledge: help to create new interpretation. dig-out your old photos and memories that illustrate this beautiful landscape and rich cultural heritage
  6. Surveying the local area, its geology and wildlife
  7. Being part of a community group supporting a particular natural environment or heritage site, guide a walk, give a talk or take a tour
  8. Getting crafty: interpret the area via your imagination to create pictures, poems, stories or learn the local traditional dance, Rapper Dancing.
  9. Supporting festivals and events, through planning, marketing, promotions, live demonstrations, fundraising, helping out on the day
  10. Coming up with your own project to bid for in the ‘Community Grant Scheme’

To find out more either contact us or visit one of our Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centres in Consett or Prudhoe.