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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. 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 let us know.

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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