Why volunteer

What you will gain from volunteering

Volunteering is at the heart of the Ramblers 

Without people like you coming forward, we simply would not be able to achieve so much in the countryside, and in our green & urban spaces.  

Help us make that difference by bringing your enthusiasm and getting stuck in. We welcome people whatever your age, background or experience. 


Make a difference  

By volunteering your time and sharing your skills, you’re making a big difference to the things that matter most to walkers.  This might include finding lost paths, leading walks or helping to protect access to our beautiful countryside. 


Meet like-minded people  

This is a chance to meet people who can inspire you and to build new friendships. You’ll receive a warm welcome and support from like-minded volunteers and a dedicated staff team equally passionate about walking and the outdoors.   

Eleven young volunteers sitting on rocks with spades beside them.

Learn new skills and knowledge  

Through volunteering, you can learn new skills and use your existing skills in different ways, building confidence in areas that you’d like to develop for personal or professional reasons.   


Gain a new hobby or interest  

There’s no one way to ramble. You’ll have the opportunity to try new activities in a safe and supportive environment, all the while helping to maintain and protect the places we all love to walk.  


Making sure you have a great experience.  

We want to ensure you have a positive and rewarding experience volunteering with the Ramblers. We will do everything we can to support you, no matter your personal situation.   


Under 18 volunteering  

We welcome young people under the age of 18 to volunteer with us. But we do need a parent or legal guardian’s approval.  

If you can’t find what you’re looking for or would like to get in touch you can contact us at volunteersupport@ramblers.zendesk.com  

a volunteer using a hammer to nail in a sign to a fencepost

Volunteer Opportunities

Find the right role for you and help us make a difference.


Campaign with us - protect the places we walk

Walking is a simple pleasure that should be open to everyone, so we campaign to remove barriers to walking and we protect the places we love to wander.