We have such a wide variety of opportunities in the World Heritage Site and your involvement as a volunteer can make a difference in helping to look after the Derwent Valley and enable visitors to enjoy what this special area has to offer.
The World Heritage Site Team works with a range of partners to manage the Site and is appealing for volunteers to support its work in preserving the landscape and encouraging more visitors to discover the beauty and historical significance of this valley.
There are many ways to become involved – see below for the volunteer projects and activities that are available.
Volunteering with Derwent Valley Trust
Derwent Valley Trust are looking for two new volunteer roles
Volunteering with the Derwent Valley Mills Team
Can you help us? We are looking for volunteers to help us promote the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.
Volunteering at Cromford
Cromford Mills looking for volunteers at its Visitor Centre which provides a focal point within the northern part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site and engages a broad spectrum of visitors in a variety of ways.
Countryside Service Volunteers
The Countryside Service welcomes volunteers to help them care for the countryside and the historic built environment.
Wanted at Cromford - Costumed tour guides
What was it like to work in a cotton mill in the 18th century? How did Sir Richard Arkwright build his empire? If you have an interest in history and enjoy drama then this is the role for you.
Derwent Valley Line Station Volunteers
Volunteers can take great pride in their local station by caring for station gardens, platform planters and flower baskets to create a welcoming environment for residents and visitors.
Strutt's North Mill - Belper volunteers
Strutt's North Mill Museum and Visitor Centre are looking for new volunteers who are able to commit to an average of two afternoons per month.
Would you like to be part of the crew on Birdswood? Then this is your chance as that is one of the many different roles Friends of Cromford Canal are looking for new volunteers to fill.