Conservation Volunteer

Conservation Volunteer

What is a Conservation Volunteer?

Muiravonside Country Park combines 170 acres of woodland and parkland with an open farm, play parks, river walks and ruins. Conservation Volunteers work alongside the Countryside Ranger and help to maintain the park. Volunteers carry out a range of conservation tasks around the park including, but not limited to, maintaining paths and trails, planting trees, and creating wildlife features.

What’s in it for you?

  • Keep physically active
  • Help the environment
  • Work alongside other committed volunteers

What’s involved?

  • Tree planting
  • Weeding
  • Dead hedging
  • Using hand tools
  • Tree thinning
  • Coppicing
  • Path works

Skills, Attitude, and Experience Required

  • This is a labour intensive role so you must be fit and able to carry out physical work comfortably
  • Must be able to follow instruction and adhere to the Trust’s Health and Safety Policy
  • No experience necessary, but a can do attitude is a must; training will be provided for all activities


Other important information

Location: Muiravonside Country Park, The Loan, Whitecross, Linlithgow. EH49 6LW

Time Commitment: 4 hours a month

Contact: Simon Bowers
07764 308030 simon.bowers@falkirkcommunitytrust.org

Training: Training will be provided to all volunteers, including Health & Safety talks, tool handling, and any other relevant training for the task at hand.

Expenses: We are sorry but we are unable to provide expenses for this opportunity.

How to apply

Please complete the online application form here.

If you require a hard copy, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at FCTvolunteering@falkirkcommunitytrust.org or phone 01324 503 614.

This role is purely voluntary and this arrangement is not meant to be a legally binding one or an employment contract.

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