Full and part time voluntary placements, updated weekly.
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Rights of Way vacancies: access and all public rights of way related work.
Please remember to contact only the organisation or person mentioned in the ASK section and please mention that you saw the advert with CJS. Explanation of the headings here.
JOB: Trainee Volunteer Ranger
BE4: 24/7/19 5pm
LOC: Fort William
PAY: £100 pw accommodation allowance available
FOR: Nevis Landscape PartnershipTwo full time, 10 week, Trainee Volunteer Ranger opportunities starting Monday 19 August. The positions will provide hands-on experience of conservation work & habitat management. Working alongside our Footpath & Conservation Officers, you will gain experience in footpath maintenance, woodland regeneration, habitat management & species monitoring. Rel training incl outdoor emergency first aid & mountain awareness will be provided. Opportunities to attend workshops & community engagement events & network with conservation professionals from our partners & other locally based conservation organisations. ASK: Role description & application form: http://bit.ly/1UWook4, email@example.com, 01397 701088.
JOB: Adopt a Path Volunteer
LOC: Glen Finglas, Brig o’ Turk (Callender), Great Trossachs
FOR: Woodland TrustThe Great Trossachs Path is both a long distance path and a network of paths across The Great Trossachs Forest. This is an interesting volunteering opportunity where you will be acting as an extra pair of eyes on our path network, looking for problems before they arise as regular inspections can prevent expensive repair work in the long term. Your role will involve monitoring and undertaking basic maintenance of your chosen section of path network; we would appreciate a minimum of two path assessments per year. You will receive an induction and regular contact with your volunteer manager. Ideally you will be local to the area, or within approximately 30 miles. ASK: For more details about the role: https://c-js.co.uk/2DIn55n
JOB: Promoted Route Volunteers
LOC: Pendle Hill area, East Lancashire
PAY: Training & out-of-pocket travel costs
FOR: Pendle Hill Landscape PartnershipEach route needs to receive a full walk through and check at least once every 6 months. Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership project aims to improve and manage key visitor 'gateway' sites and access routes within the PHLP area. This project will also include the additions of promoted routes, existing routes in the area which the PHLP will promote. You will be responsible for a specific walking route within the Partnership area. These routes will be promoted through the PHLP team, and will vary in length, terrain and location. This role involves: walking 'adopted' promoted route fully at least once every 6 months to inspect the condition of the route and report back to the Countryside Access Officer; being responsible for carrying out small, maintenance tasks; using hand tools to carry out this work. ASK: For more information please see: https://pendlehillproject.com/get-involved If you are interested in this role please call 01200 420420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
JOB: Trail Watcher: England Coast Path
BE4: N / A
LOC: Somerset County Wide
FOR: Somerset County CouncilThe 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 email@example.com for more info.
JOB: Adopt a Path Volunteer
LOC: Somerset County Wide
FOR: Somerset County CouncilThe 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
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