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Full and part time voluntary placements, updated weekly.

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Publicity and Fundraising vacancies: public relations, promotion including social media, grant applications and administration and fundraising. This section also includes membership promotion and recruitment roles.

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JOB: Communications Voluntary Trainee

BE4: 9am Monday 5th February 2018

LOC: York

PAY: Travel expenses and training budget provided

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Gain exp in: writing e-communications using email marketing tool, Campaign Monitor; using a content management system to edit & create content on the Trust’s website; using social media channels & scheduling tools to increase brand recognition for the Trust; writing press releases & sending them out to press contacts; working with a busy & vibrant team; writing articles for printed publications. Improve communication & proof-reading skills. 2-3 days a week for 6 months. ASK: http://c-js.co.uk/1TpZtlK

JOB: Youth Ambassador

BE4: 02/02/2018

LOC: UK-wide

PAY: Training and expenses provided

FOR: Groundwork UK

Groundwork Youth are looking for 16-24 year old to act as Young Green Ambassadors, driving forward a national campaign to create more inclusive community spaces and celebrate the impact of youth-led environmental action. By undertaking this flexible, voluntary role with Groundwork UK, a leading environmental community charity, you will receive full training alongside other Ambassadors and ongoing support to achieve your goals. You will run campaigns, projects and represent your area across the UK, meeting other environmental leaders and gaining voluntary experience with various partner organisations. ASK: Find out more about the role description here: http://bit.ly/gwk-youth-rec2

JOB: Events Planning Volunteers

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Home or Monks Risborough

PAY: Expenses

FOR: Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE)

2 - 4 days per month. CPRE is a national charity which fights to protect & enhance the English countryside for everyone to value & enjoy. We are looking for a volunteer to help us plan events to raise funds & awareness of our work. You'll help organise & run the day at events such as county fairs, farmers markets & planning workshops, booking speakers, organising logistics, following up on fundraising leads & communicating our message creatively through printed & social media. Some exp of running events, comfortable contacting people by phone, computer literate, well organised & can work to deadlines. Care about protecting the countryside & the environment & are able to communicate with confidence. ASK: F Lahiguera, CPRE Buckinghamshire Trustee, falahiguera@gmail.com

JOB: Visitor Marketing Support Volunteer

BE4: 10/02/2018

LOC: WWT Martin Mere / Homebased

PAY: 0

FOR: The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Up to 2 days per week. At WWT we believe the best way for people to understand & connect to wetlands is to experience them. We have many skilled & enthusiastic people at our centres & at the HQ office in Slimbridge who work hard on the marketing of these amazing experiences & we welcome over a million visitors a year to our centres across the UK.   We'd love to do more & we are looking for someone to support our national visitor marketing team. In this new role, you will be supporting with the research of marketing opportunities & data for the development of visitor marketing. Good eye for detail & exp using Excel. ASK: http://c-js.co.uk/2iq4Bf4

JOB: Volunteer Fundraiser (Pin Badges)

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: South West - Home Based

PAY: Training / equipment


Do you want to do something rewarding for nature? It only takes a couple of hours a month! It doesn't matter if you are retired, employed, unemployed or just looking for something to do by becoming a pin badge volunteer in your area, looking after our pin badge boxes you will be able to raise vital funds for nature. Managing the boxes is easy & flexible working around your lifestyle giving you the chance to get out & about in your area, developing your fundraising & communication skills which can be added to your CV. Gaining you useful skills while being part of the movement to save nature. Everything you need will be provided & you will have the support of the area community fundraiser to guide you on your volunteering experience. ASK: Anna Canvin 01392 453753 anna.canvin@rspb.org.uk

JOB: Land of Oak & Iron Events Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Derwent Valley, NE England

PAY: Training

FOR: Land of Oak & Iron (through Groundwork NE & Cumbria)

Approx. 1 day / month. Provide support to the Land of Oak & Iron staff team & partner orgs in organising & helping on the day at a range of events to promote Land of Oak & Iron & opportunities for local people to take part. Tasks may incl event planning & publicity, setting up on the day, running activities & talking to members of the public. Individuals need no prior experience, just enthusiasm & passion for the area. ASK: Kath Marshall-Ivens kath.marshall-ivens@groundwork.org.uk 01207 524883 / 07966 330028

JOB: Volunteers

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Scotland

PAY: ?

FOR: Scottish Countryside Rangers Association

The Scottish Countryside Rangers Association (SCRA) is looking for volunteers from its current membership, or from people who support the work of the Association aims. You would be assisting in our membership drive, supporting regional groups & assisting in the following topic groups: training, education, SCRA professional qual & youth awards, communication, editorship. SCRA offers you the opportunity to extend your knowledge & understanding of rangering in Scotland. It should assist you in building your CV. If you only wish to volunteer to do conservation work we can direct you to your nearest group. Our quest is about building a committed volunteer team to assist SCRA into the future. ASK: rangerbobreid@gmail.com

JOB: Pin Badge Box Minder


LOC: Nationwide

PAY: Training / some expenses


Community fundraising is an exciting area where anyone can be involved. To increase unrestricted funding quickly we need to grow the charity pin badge box scheme in local areas through the help of volunteers. Working just a few hours a month & an opportunity to develop your fundraising skills & boost your CV. You will be invited to volunteer events & meet RSPB staff & volunteers who share your enthusiasm for saving nature. You will also get out & about in your community, to make new friends & contacts, all while you are helping to promote the crucial work of the RSPB & the message that nature is in trouble. No knowledge of birds or wildlife is required - just a passion & enthusiasm to help us give nature a home. Good communication skills & ability to liaise with your local community. Numeracy, record-keeping skills, the ability to handle cash efficiently & accurately & basic computer literacy. ASK: Robert Williams, 02920 353016, robert.williams@rspb.org.uk

Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.