Recruitment



Do you care about improving access to the New Forest?

We are recruiting new members for the New Forest Access Forum. We would especially like to welcome applications from under-represented groups and non-traditional audiences.

Our members serve a three-year term, representing a particular interest and bringing their personal experience to advise New Forest organisations how best to improve public access within the National Park and the wider New Forest District Council area.

We are looking for people to represent the following topics:

  • Walking
  • Dog Walking
  • Cycling
  • Equestrians
  • Disabled Access
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Access to Water
  • Tourism
  • Local Businesses
  • Youth & Education
  • Commoning
  • Under-represented groups
  • Landowning
  • Volunteering

We meet four times a year, twice on site visits out in the New Forest and twice at Lymington Town Hall. All travel expenses are covered as are expenses of arranging for the care of children or dependents. If you have additional needs then we will be please to accommodate them during our two office meetings and our two external meetings.

If you are interested, then please download our application form and email it to access.forum@newforestnpa.gov.uk by 30th April. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online/phone interview.

If you have any questions about membership of the forum and its role then please contact Adam Vasey, National Park Access Ranger at adam.vasey@newforestnpa.gov.uk or call 07384 517633 for an informal chat.