Wild Workout

Apply here: QLPS Wild Workout | Somerset County Council Volunteering More about this role:Wild Workout volunteers will gain a greater relationship with people and places around the Quantock Hills. Whether working independently, or with small groups or at large events, the volunteering role offers a chance to develop your experiences Read more…

Hedgerow Survey Volunteers

Join our Hedgerow Survey Volunteer team and support our Wildlife Officer in exploring our natural heritage, to record and protect our local landscape. Volunteers are needed to support this invaluable work recording and understanding the precious hedgerows that exist within the entire Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme area.  Volunteering will include exploring the countryside and testing your knowledge of woody species and Read more…

Community Engagement

Across the Quantock Hills National Landscape and Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme, our Community Engagement Volunteers play an important role in our exciting programme of events and activities, helping to support outreach across the organisations. Community Engagement volunteers help with an eclectic range of activities, supporting on the ground, providing assistance at events, and raising awareness of the work that both the Quantock Hills National Landscape and Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme facilitate. Read more…

South West Heritage Trust Transcribers – Land Tax Records

Volunteers will help to transcribe Land Tax returns for Quantock parishes as part of the South West Heritage Trust’s Somerset Land Tax Project. The South West Heritage Trust Land Tax Project is a long-term effort to digitise and transcribe their collection of land tax returns.  These are annual returns for each parish, beginning c.1766 and ending c.1832.    The Land Read more…

Digital Heritage Assistant – LiDAR

Our Digital Heritage Assistants form part of the invaluable work taking place from home, in desk-based roles, interpreting LiDAR data and supporting the projects of our Historic Heritage Officer in understanding the history, heritage and archaeology of the Quantocks.  Full training and support is given to ensure the effective online interpretation of this huge resource Read more…