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Rights of Way vacancies: access and all public rights of way related work.


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JOB: Practical Conservationist

BE4: N / A

IV: 10/08/2018

LOC: Northumberland Coastline

PAY: Training

FOR: Coast Care

Working as part of a team to carry out practical conservation tasks including habitat management/restoration; removing invasive species (vegetation); improving public access to local sites (footpath clearance, constructing benches, stiles, gates, installing waymarkers etc.). Using, cleaning and maintaining hand tools and power tools / specialist tools (training provided). Supporting other Coast Care volunteers. Essential: commitment to working outdoors in all weathers; physically able to carry out practical tasks (details provided in advance) Risk assessment and H&S training. Flexible volunteer hours. Some activities may be performed regularly (eg during growing season). Regular commitment is required for volunteers who wish to benefit from training courses. ASK: Email: info@coast-care.co.uk Tel: 07813563047 https://c-js.co.uk/2JkkE8I

JOB: Trail Watcher: England Coast Path

BE4: N / A

LOC: Somerset County Wide

PAY:

FOR: Somerset County Council

The England Coast Path in Somerset currently stretches from Brean Down to Minehead. This section takes in 58 miles of the beautiful and diverse coast of Somerset. On clear days the fortified promontory of Brean Down offers panoramic views of the whole stretch to Minehead. The path takes you to Burnham on Sea, along the flood banks of the River Parrett to Bridgwater and back to Stert Point then along the open coast to Hinkley Point. From Hinkley Point it heads west, passing through the historic port of Watchet, before continuing to Minehead. As an England Coast Path Trail Watcher you will regularly walk your adopted path(s) (3-4 times per year); carry out regular light cutting back of vegetation from around gates, stiles, bridges, way mark posts and signposts; promote responsible use of the Public Rights of Way network; report any problems encountered on local rights of way. ASK: Contact rowvolunteers@somerset.gov.uk for more info.

JOB: Adopt a Path Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Somerset County Wide

PAY:

FOR: Somerset County Council

The Adopt a Path scheme is a great way to get outdoors, see the countryside near my home and get to meet some people who are really passionate about the countryside. At the same time by keeping the paths clear and open for others to enjoy perfect for getting out and about more.  As a volunteer you will only need to walk the path 3-4 times a year so the role is completely flexible and can be combined with your dog walking or exercise. As an Adopt a Path volunteer you will: regularly (3-4 times per year) walk your adopted path(s); carry out regular light cutting back of vegetation from around gates, stiles, bridges, way mark posts and signposts, etc; promote responsible use of the Public Rights of Way network through observing the Countryside Code; report to issues via Explore Somerset. ASK: Contact rowvolunteers@somerset.gov.uk for more info.

JOB: Volunteer opportunities in Thetford Forest

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Suffolk / Norfolk

PAY: Volunteer benefits available

FOR: Friends of Thetford Forest

Friends of Thetford Forest is a voluntary organisation set up to help increase understanding, knowledge & enjoyment of Thetford Forest & to encourage the involvement & support of the community in its development. We have a wide range of outdoor & conservation volunteering opportunities supporting the Forestry Commission & are always looking for new volunteers. We are currently in particular need of ‘Meet & Greet’ volunteers welcoming visitors & providing information at High Lodge Forest Centre in Suffolk, & volunteers to inspect local walking trails. ASK: For more information about our volunteering opportunities, please visit https://www.fotf.org.uk/content/fotf_contact_us or email volunteering@fotf.org.uk



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