Volunteer Current Opportunities

Specific opportunities for volunteering will be posted here, so please check back on a regular basis

July '16

‚ÄčStewards needed for Music in the Market Place - Saturday afternoons through July and August (central Morpeth). Contact Karen Tweddle asap

Heritage Open Days: If you are available  8th-11th September and would like to know more about how you can help with the activities taking place in Morpeth for Heritage Open Days this year - contact Karen Tweddle

Station Archive Project - watch out for future opportunities to help with collection events. 

Volunteering Opportunities with the Trust

Typically our volunteering opportunities centre around the three main interest areas:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Environment
  • Heritage

Some of the opportunities are one-off while some are repeated monthly, annually or more irregularly so hopefully there will be something to suit the time you have available and your personal interests.

Arts & Culture    

Activity Involves Frequency
Community Cinema tickets / set up / learn to use projector etc. Take the cinema into the community eg care homes Monthly
World Book Night help to plan / help on the night to guide people / refreshments / setting up Annual plus planning meetings
Concerts, Theatre Performances tickets / set up / refreshments occasional
Event Publicity leaflet, poster production and distribution, social media occasional


Activity Involves Frequency
Northumbrian Gathering stewarding, minute taking, fundraising annual plus planning meetings
Morpeth Antiquarian Society cataloguing, research & preparation of exhibitions, interviewing & recording oral history, website maintenance ongoing
Heritage Open Days publicity, stewarding annual plus planning meetings


Activity Involves Frequency
Bluebell Woods maintaining paths


Signage auditing, maintenance, planning & design regular quarterly meetings
Flood Defence support for Flood Action Group – flood warden or ‘flood buddy’ regular meetings, emergency call-out for Flood Warnings
Litter Picking associated with Morpeth In Bloom and throughout the year regular routine sessions
Planting trees / plants. Vegetation clearance from public paths seasonal


If you are interested in volunteering with the Trust but can't find anything to suit you just at the moment - why not register your interest by downloading this form and emailing it to info@gmdt.org or returning it to our office at Carlisle Park Lodge.