Volunteer Zone

Welcome to the Volunteer Zone, a dedicated space for the volunteers who help support our work. Whether you lead walks, carry out campaigning work, maintain your local paths or help run a group, you'll find resources and information relevant to your role here.

If you're not currently a volunteer but are interested in getting involved, you can find out more about volunteering in our Support us section. You can also find out about our volunteer path teams in the what we do section.

Your Volunteer Zone

We want to make this section as easy to use and informative as possible for you so your feedback is really important to us. If you have any trouble finding your way around the Volunteer Zone user guide may help.

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Following pilot volunteer training events we’ve established a programme of regular Volunteer Development Days. Find out upcoming dates, more information and how to book your place.

Volunteer toolkits

Path maintenance

We’ve grouped volunteer support materials into a series of ‘toolkits’ based on both volunteering activities and roles - each toolkit is made up of downloadable resources and web pages. Some key toolkits are listed below but please click on the 'Volunteer toolkits' heading to see the full list.

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Volunteer role descriptions

Ramblers volunteers by gate

Role descriptions for Ramblers volunteering roles including committee roles, walk leaders and footpath secretaries.

Latest volunteer news

Sandstone Trail

News stories relevant to all volunteers as well as updates and announcements for specific roles.

Your feedback

Walkers in conversation

Your feedback as a Ramblers volunteer is vital to help us measure our work as a charity, make improvements and recruit new people as volunteers.

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Volunteer awards

Ramblers volunteers

Every year Ramblers volunteers lend their time and skills to ensure we can deliver our work. To celebrate these achievements and recognise the hard work of our volunteers we award a number of certificates throughout the year for service to the Ramblers and hold our annual President's Volunteer Awards at General Council.

Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering

Find out about the latest projects and initiatives you can help with.

Got something to shout about?

Let us know about your volunteering successes, from innovative walks programmes to local campaigns.

Tell us about a path success

Let us know about paths you've helped unblock, create and save.

Your continued support

Could you make a donation to help us carry on our work for walkers?

Minutes of Board meetings

Published minutes from meetings of the Board of Trustees are available online. Minutes of the June 2014 Board meeting are now available.

Updates to your inbox

As a volunteer you'll automatically get the volunteer e-newsletter. If you haven't given us your email address please let us know.

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