Volunteering Organisations

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Organisations and groups which offer volunteer opportunities but might not have any current adverts.


Scotland: this area covers all of Scotland, including the Western Isles, Orkney & Shetland.


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Wild about Glasgow Glasgow Museums BRC holds data for Glasgow, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde, East Dunbartonshire and West Dunbartonshire, South Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire and Argyll & Bute. We are always keen to receive biological records from within these areas. biological.records@glasgowlife.org.uk

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Butterfly Conservation Scotland  is the charity taking action to protect butterflies, moths and our environment. scotland@butterfly-conservation.org http://www.butterfly-conservation.org/scotland

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CLEAR Buckhaven Conservation, community growing, community art and woodwork recycling & community cleanup volunteer sessions run in Buckhaven & Methil from Tuesdays to Fridays every week (9.30 - 12.30 then 1.15 - 3.30), which can include special training or projects. No prior skills needed. Volunteering indoors in media & comms, office & admin tasks. For more information tel 01592 715021/713078 or www.facebook.com/ClearFife/ clearfife@aol.com http://www.clearfife.org

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Friends of Duthie Park Duthie Park & Winter Gardens, Aberdeen Whether you already have greenfingers, want to learn new skills or give something back to the community; join our Park Force volunteers or Friends of Duthie Park and help conserve this iconic green space. Contact Arthur Gill: 01224 585310 argill@aberdeencity.gov.uk http://www.friendsofduthiepark.co.uk

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Froglife are running several practical conservation days around sites in Paisley as part of Renfrewshire Living Waters to enhance and maintain wetland areas. Tools provided and no experience required. Contact for more information on dates / locations. james.stead@froglife.org http://www.froglife.org

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Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland Conservation Volunteering opportunities in both of Scotland's National Parks through The Mountains and The People Project. Conservation days run throughout the year and include upland path maintenance and erosion control, dry stone wall building, invasive species control and much more. rosie@outdooraccesstrustforscotland.org.uk http://www.themountainsandthepeople.org.uk/volunteering

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Scottish Natural Heritage Volunteer with Scottish Natural Heritage at a National Nature Reserve. Volunteers help us with a range of activities. These vary depending on the management requirements of the site, and the time of year, but can include things like: practical work, monitoring of particular habitats and species & working with the public. https://c-js.co.uk/2Cl6NhB

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Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We advertise volunteer vacancies in schools & communities and hold volunteer events on the National Cycle Network. See the Volunteer Vacancy and Events pages of our website. volunteers-scotland@sustrans.org.uk http://www.sustrans.org.uk

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Trees for Life is an award-winning charity working to restore the native Caledonian Forest and its unique wildlife to the spectacular Highlands of Scotland, including to its 10,000-acre Dundreggan Conservation Estate. The charity’s work is about people as much as places. Much of our work is carried out by volunteers. See http://www.treesforlife.org.uk

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