Join our fantastic Durham County Council Rangers in maintaining our sites for biodiversity and access. Learn skills such as woodland and meadow management, invasive plant species removal, fencing and more!

What You'll Do: 

This is an amazing opportunity to learn a variety of skills. Depending upon your choice you could be based at Hardwick Park, Sedgefield or within our Ad-hoc team who look after sites across the county including Wingate Quarry and Blackhall Rocks. Task are seasonal and site dependent. Some examples include; shrub removal, dead hedging, coppicing, creating paths and wildflower management. 

 

Our sessions run every Wednesday 10am -1:30pm. It is not compulsory to come to every session and you dont have to stay the whole session, just let staff know if you plan on leaving early. We also have Saturday sessions which run on the second Saturday of every month 10am -1:30pm. Other opportunities include 1:1 volunteering with our Countryside Rangers.

Why You'll Love It: 
Great way to learn countryside management schools Keep fit and burn calories de-stress by spending time in nature chat with people who have similar interests to you
What You'll Learn: 
You will learn a wide range of  practical skills including identification of invasive plant species, coppicing and wild flower management to name a few. Whilst at our sessions, feel free to pick our rangers brains when it comes to identifying plants, mushrooms and birds. You will also learn transferrable skills such as dedication, team work, adaptability and time management. 
What We're Looking For: 
someone who is: passionate about the environment will work in all weather conditions has access to transport in order to reach the sites required for the post works well in a team
Summary
Volunteering
Animals
Environment
Durham
0 Weeks Minimum
0 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Organisation
Teamwork/Collaboration
Time Management
Adaptability
Requirements: 
Over 18
Phone Interview

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