Voluntary Opportuntities: Community and Volunteers

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Community and Volunteers vacancies: projects looking at community involvement and countryside volunteer management.

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Please remember to contact only the organisation or person mentioned in the ASK section and please mention that you saw the advert with CJS.    
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JOB: Conservation Volunteer
BE4: 16-04-2021
IV: --
LOC: Glasgow
PAY: All training provided
FOR: The Conservation Volunteers

Do you want to get outdoors & help improve your local green space? Join our regular volunteering group & help transform Glasgow’s green spaces. From planting trees & building raised beds to constructing paths & sowing wildflower meadows we will provide all the training & tools you need. It is a great way to get active, meet friendly people, learn new skills & take pride in enhancing your City for people & wildlife. For more information please contact:

JOB: Youth Forum member
BE4: N / A
IV: --
LOC: Bristol, Weston-super-Mare and Bath (Avon)
PAY: Training for individuals needs
FOR: Avon Wildlife Trust

Avon Wildlife Trust is passionate about providing opportunities for the next generation to shape the future of our work and provide a platform for you to make your voice heard. If you are aged between 14 and 24, have a passion for wildlife and our environment this is the opportunity for you. You will meet with like-minded peers to develop projects and events to champion wildlife, become advocates for your generation to take positive action for the future, develop and deliver your vision for a Wilder Avon. We will support this role with training, genuine connection with our Board of Trustees and Senior Management Team, and inspiring opportunities to make a real difference to your local environment. Meeting are being held online at the moment. We ask that you attend all the monthly meetings and we will offer volunteering, team building and additional training opportunities throughout the year. More information:

JOB: Towpath Ranger
BE4: 30/01/2021
IV: --
LOC: Varied across the East Midlands
PAY: Training & travel expenses
FOR: Canal & River Trust

Volunteer Towpath Rangers are part of the Canal & River Trust’s team working to encourage the growth in popularity of our towpaths. Rangers are the eyes and ears of the local waterway, a friendly face who is happy engaging with all users of our Towpaths. They also build relationships with local residents and communities to get involved and volunteer with us to make a difference to the canals and rivers they care about. As a Volunteer Towpath Ranger, you will help make sure the towpaths are an enjoyable place for everyone; reporting any issues that you see, towpath gardening and light maintenance work, talking to all those on the towpath and telling them about the work of the Trust. Time commitment is flexible. You can find your local Towpath Ranger role by visiting:

JOB: Love Your River Cole Trainee Roles x 3
BE4: 05-02-2021
LOC: Hams Hall, Brandon Marsh, Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens
PAY: 9000 bursary
FOR: Wildlife Trust For Birmingham & The Black Country

Full time placements. Duration: 12 months. Do you love wildlife and working outdoors? Are you practical and willing to learn new skills? Ever thought about a career in nature conservation? The Love Your River Cole (LYRiC) project aims to transform the Cole Valley, enhancing natural spaces and training local people to look after this important natural river corridor. If you are looking to start your conservation career, this 12 month trainee placement will give you the skills and experience you need, including a City & Guilds Level 2 Work Based Certificate in Environmental Conservation. Further details and link to application documents: