Volunteering Organisations

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South West: this area covers Avon, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.


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Avon Wildlife Trust There are many different opportunities to get involved, indoors and outside, whether you're looking for work experience, a new hobby, or are just keen to do something to help protect wildlife in your local area. volunteer@avonwildlifetrust.org.uk http://www.avonwildlifetrust.org.uk/volunteer

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Dartmoor National Park Authority We aim to conserve and enhance Dartmoor as a vibrant, living, working landscape and community. We work in partnership with local and national stakeholders and support Dartmoor’s businesses and communities. volunteering@dartmoor.gov.uk http://www.dartmoor.gov.uk

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Devon Wildlife Trust Devon Wildlife Trust is working to make Devon a Living Landscape in which wildlife on land and in the sea is varied, plentiful and widespread. We work towards this by securing the future of key wildlife sites, promoting the sustainable use of Devon's natural resources and increasing support for wildlife. http://www.devonwildlifetrust.org/volunteer-opportunities/

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Dorset Countryside Volunteers A charity organising a wide range of weekend tasks throughout Dorset. We help the National Trust, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Heritage Coast, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, and more. Full details are on the website alterantively contact by text or answer-phone message on 07923 498760, or email DCVpublicity@gmail.com http://www.dcv.org.uk

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Dorset Wildlife Trust offers a huge range of volunteering opportunities: office work, practical conservation, wildlife surveys, we have a volunteering opportunity for everyone. Volunteering for Dorset Wildlife Trust is an enjoyable and satisfying way of helping Dorset's wildlife. volunteering@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk http://www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk

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EuCAN Dorset Midweek Volunteers A Not-For-Profit CIC engaged in a variety of practical tasks (including hedgelaying, drystone walling, fencing, heathland restoration, habitat management and invasive species) on NNRs and SSSI's within Dorset’s AONB, and occasionally just beyond. Operated by volunteers for volunteers, we fund machinery and other courses where possible. Check for detailed worksite information on the link or or phone 07763 923545 eucan.dmv@gmail.com https://c-js.co.uk/2kQenaX

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Exmoor National Park Authority There are lots of ways you can get involved on Exmoor! From practical conservation to research - leading guided walks to undertaking wildlife surveys. Exmoor National Park Authority offers volunteers access to support and training and the chance to develop skills. See our current volunteer roles online https://c-js.co.uk/2s7QLSB

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Hazel Hill Wood Gain experience in various practical woodland management tasks plus surveying and monitoring at Volunteer Conservation Days at Hazel Hill Wood, near Salisbury, Wiltshire. Tasks planned for 2019 include ride and glade maintenance, bench creation, glow worm surveys and hedgelaying. Opportunity to take on more responsibility as an Assistant Volunteer Leader. adventures@hazelhill.org.uk http://www.hazelhill.org.uk/volunteer-conservation-days

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PEA (Plymouth Environmental Action) A practical conservation group organising a range of tasks in Plymouth and surrounds. These include beach cleans, coppicing, hedgelaying, and species surveys to name a few. A minibus pick-up is provided from Plymouth city centre. Full details on our website Facebook: Plymouth Environmental Action, Twitter PEA_Volunteer plymouthenvironmentalaction@hotmail.co.uk http://www.pea-volunteering.co.uk

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The Sharpham Trust An educational charity set in a stunning location near Totnes, Devon, welcomes garden volunteers and conservation volunteers work the Estate. The Trust connects people with nature and foster mindfulness and well-being through our programme of retreats, mindfulness courses, outdoor learning and the arts. http://www.sharphamtrust.org

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Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust Torbay has an outstanding natural environment and heritage that needs special care and attention. We are the stewards of the most important natural places here; nature reserves, country parks, farms, woodlands, cliffs and coastal walks, our aim is to provide a high quality environment where people and wildlife can flourish. info@countryside-trust.org.uk https://www.countryside-trust.org.uk/tcct-get-involved/volunteering-tcct

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