Seven Lochs Employability Volunteer
Seven Lochs Wetland Park
Minimum Age: You must be at least 16 years old to volunteer for this opportunity.
About this opportunity:
As this is a training position no skills are required only enthusiasm for outdoor work and willingness to try a variety of different environmental conservation tasks. These tasks include pathwork, fencing, woodland management and tree planting.
Frequency & Commitment: Four days per week 9.30 - 3.30 for 13 weeks
Where does it happen/How do I get there?
All the work we do is within the Seven Lochs Wetland Park, which covers the East end of Glasgow and through North Lanarkshire. The pickup point is Bellshill Train Station, we meet at 09:30 and drop off is around 15:30.
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Group/Organisation aims: Our aim is to make the Glasgow metropolitan region one of Europe’s most attractive places to live, work and play.
This will be done through the creation of a large functional Green Network. The GCV Green Network will connect our quality spaces from Greenock to Lanark and Cumbernauld to East Kilbride.
Destined to become Scotland's largest urban nature park, The Seven Lochs Wetland Park is an exiting new green Network Project, we have just secured £250k of development funding from the HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND (HLF) to take forward plans for the park over the next 12 months. we hope this will lead to a £4.2million award from HLF to support a £6.5million project to develop the Seven Lochs wetland Park as a major new heritage park for Scotland.
Over the next 5 years Glasgow and Clyde Valley Green Network Partnership, Glasgow city Council, North Lanarkshire Council, Forestry Commission Scotland and others will work together to develop the park as a place for the people, nature and heritage, With lots of Activities to encourage recreation and education, and a range of ways to get involved in the park, we hope there's something for everyone
Skills, experience, or qualifications required: As this is a training position no skills are required only enthusiasm for outdoor work and willingness to try a variety of different environmental conservation tasks.
Reference Code: 1012 - VO68927
Opportunity Contact Details
Contact Name: Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire
Seven Lochs Wetland Park
One Wellwynd 35 Wellwynd
Contact Telephone: 01236 748011
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Register Your Interest
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