Volunteering Opportunities in Archaeology

Practical Archaeological Survey Tasks

Do you enjoy being out and about in the New Forest? Why not join our survey team. As part of this team you will be identifying archaeolgogical sites and features across the New Forest, recording and assessing them.

Role Description

  • Working across a variety of New Forest environments from heath and woodland to churchyards, villages and forgotten industrial sites
  • Working as part of a team you will visit, identify and assess archaeological sites across the New Forest
  • Assess (in the field) features for inclusion into the NFNPA and local archaeological databases
  • Use digital recording equipment to identify, survey and record agreed features for inclusion into the NFNPA and local archaeological databases and photograph recorded features

  • Help conserve some of the features through vegetation clearance

Skills

Cleaning & tidying, Outdoor work.


Details

  • Accessibility
    Dependent ask about individual roles
  • Age restrictions
    Under 18 Accompanied
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 23/02/2016

End Date: 31/08/2020

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Location

New Forest National Park Authority
Lymington Town Hall, Avenue Road
Lymington
Hampshire
SO41 9ZG


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