South Ayrshire Council Ranger Service are offering the opportunity for young persons aged between 13 to 18 to learn new, or develop existing skills in practical outdoor work.
These sessions will introduce essential environmental conservation skills like basic bushcraft, use of manual hand tools and invasive non-native species control.
The programme will run once a month on a Sunday, from 10am to 12pm.
Booking is essential so to book a place or for more information, please feel free to contact the ranger service via firstname.lastname@example.org
The sessions are held with the collaboration of the Friends of Fullarton Woods - a small charity concerned with the restoration and care of the ancient woodlands of Troon. In operation since 2015, raising funds for improvements and planting. We host regular volunteer work parties, tackling jobs such as invasive species control, tree planting and repairing paths. Together with the South Ayrshire Ranger Service and Scottish Wildlife Trust, Ayrshire, we regularly involve schools and community groups in woodland activities.
No experience or tools required. We have tasks to suit all abilities.
South Ayrshire Council Ranger Service are offering the opportunity for young persons aged between 13-18 to learn new, or develop existing, skills in practical outdoor work. These sessions will introduce essential environmental conservation skills like basic bushcraft, use of manual hand tools and invasive non-native species control. The programme will run on a fortnightly basis (every second Saturday) and from 10am-12pm. Booking is essential so to book a place, or for more information, please feel free to contact the ranger service via email@example.com
Our next session will take place on Saturday 22nd May 2023 and then every two weeks thereafter.
Our meeting point is Rozelle Lodge, Rozelle Park, Monument Road, Ayr, KA7 4NQ
Tarbolton Community Council is a voluntary organisation made up of local residents, each with a genuine interest in the community. Their main role is to be representative through consultation with the local community, and make it known to the local authority and other public bodies the views of local people on all matters affecting them.
If you're interested to help out our community in Tarbolton doing various tasks depending on what's happening in our village. Some tasks may include:
- Participating in events
- Maintaining public areas
- and any other tasks that might be needed by the TCC
We welcome all volunteers, even if it is just for a couple of hours a week or a month. We would also welcome any suggestions and ideas which could benefit our community.
The Ayrshire Rivers Trust is made up of a team of dedicated Ayrshire based biologists, ecologists and environmental managers working to improve our rivers and lochs.
What you might be doing as a volunteer?
- There may be availability to take part in electrofishing surveys during summer months – contact the Trust for more information.
- Tree planting and native seed collection.
- Assisting with our tree nursery.
- Green engineering – we routinely undertake green engineering installations and projects.
What are the benefits to volunteer with ART?
- It adds to your education from school to postgraduate
- It promotes health and wellbeing
- It increases social conscience
- It makes you feel part of a community
- It promotes inclusion
- It encourages environmental benefit
Put your skills to use, learn new ones and play an active role in your local community.
Volunteering is easier than you think, with full support and training, you can volunteer on a flexible basis. Give young people the skills to succeed in life and discover how being part of the Scouting family can be rewarding for you as it is to them.
St Colms has a large polytunnel and garden area with cold frames where they grow and sell plants. We are looking for volunteers to assist adults with learning disabilities with horticulture activities.This could be in the polytunnel or outdoors. Tasks include sowing seeds, planting out seedlings, weeding and watering.
No long term commitment, you can do just one day and there is no application process, simply call us with the date you want to come and we will book you a seat on our minibus. The work carried out by our volunteers can make a positive difference to an area immediately benefiting the environment, wildlife and people. It's worthwhile, fun and sociable. We do practical activities such as tree planting, tree weeding, control of invasive species, pathwork, pondwork, meadow raking, fencing and more.
The Allotment Market Stall provides good quality, well priced, locally grown fruit and vegetables and reduces waste.
We have great opportunities this season for volunteers to be a part of running our veg stall in parks across Aberdeen.
Are you available for 3-4 hours on Fridays from about 9.30-1.30 pm during the growing season (Mid July to start October). We are flexible regarding how many shifts, or even half shifts you can do. It can be every week, fortnight or just a one off according to your availability.
Full training will be given and volunteers will be accompanied and supported at all times.
This is a fantastic and enjoyable opportunity to help and:
• Make a difference in your city and the environment.
• Be a part of a community of growers.
For more details please contact Balli Feasey, Volunteer Co-Ordinator at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 07809243642.
We are a small charity concerned with the restoration and care of the ancient woodlands of Troon.
We have been in operation since 2015, raising funds for improvements and planting. We host regular volunteer work parties, tackling jobs such as invasive species control, tree planting and repairing paths. Together with the South Ayrshire Ranger Service and Scottish Wildlife Trust, Ayrshire, we regularly involve schools and community groups in woodland activities.
Our volunteer work parties are usually held on the last Sunday of the month, April to September 2pm till 4pm and October to March 10am-12noon.
No experience or tools required. We have tasks to suit all abilities. Age 15 and over. Meet us at the noticeboard, wear study footwear and clothing to protect you from brambles and nettles. Please come and give it a try - there's no commitment to turn up every time!
Please come and give us a hand - it's great fun!
Assist the Ranger Service as they tackle a variety of conservation tasks that will improve the environment and biodiversity in South Ayrshire blue and green spaces.
No experience necessary, everyone welcome.
Hot drinks and biscuits provided, bring lunch and suitable outdoor clothing.
Meet at Rozelle Lodge, 149 Monument Road, Ayr, KA7 4NQ every second Wednesday between 10.30am and 2pm.
For any further information please contact the Ranger team on email@example.com or via Facebook.