Volunteer Guided Walk Leader

The main purpose of this role is to bring the heritage of Staunton Country Park to life in a fun and interactive way. A combination of guided heritage and wildlife tours around the Park will be used to enhance the visitor experience. 

Typical tasks and duties:

  • Lead visitor tours around the Park
  • Provide information about the history, heritage and/or the Flora and fauna in the Park
  • Work to timings and content as per agreed for each tour
  • Be aware of the health and safety of participants
  • Take a record of how many people take part and gain feedback


  • An interest in history/heritage and/or the local Flora and fauna in the Park
  • Good communication skills with ability to interact and engage groups of people
  • An interest in delivering information in an engaging way to the public and open to trying new ways to improve tours
  • Be happy to manage small and larger groups of people
  • Ability to work in a team with Park staff, other volunteers and on your own

Experience and training:

It is desirable for volunteers to have some experience or a specific interest in the subjects related to this role. Relevant experience could be gained by supporting other tour guides, as part of initial training. For long term volunteers, further training is available, which could include First Aid and Leadership Skills.


  • Accessibility
    Some limited accessibility due to the nature of the role.
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Only for expenses outside of normal role and with advance agreement. e.g. travel to a training course.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No


Staunton Country Park
Middle Park Way

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