Volunteering journeys: growing the youth volunteering generation
This research report (Carregha, Tania et al., Institute for Community Studies, 2022) can be found here. The report: explores young people's perceptions and experiences of volunteering, and ways to increase levels of volunteering by young people. outlines the background to the study, where the 'volunteering journey' is intended to encapsulate [...]
Wild Sparks Practitioner Vacancy, July 2022, plus volunteer opportunities!
Wee Wild Sparks Outdoor Nursery delivers fully outdoor early years childcare and education in Perthshire for 3-7 year olds in a beautiful woodland environment. The nursery is currently seeking a practitioner to join their small team in the coming academic year (ideally from August 2022). Find more details and how [...]
Work Experience in the Forth area
The latest TCV bulletin has shared this volunteer opportunity. Are you aged 18-25 and living, working or studying in the Forth area? Do you have opinions about what is important to your community and a curiosity to learn from and lead other young people? Climate FORTH are looking for volunteer [...]
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Subscribe to Greenzine, the TCV monthly newsletter. Read what TCV teams, volunteers and Community Network members have been doing right across the UK thanks to support from partners, funders and individual supporters. TCV also share ideas for connecting with green spaces wherever you are, along with ‘how to’ guides and [...]
TCV Spring bulletin
TCV Scotland's Spring Network Bulletin highlights volunteers enhancing greenspaces in the contrasting environments of Livingston new town, a former opencast mine in Fife, Kyle of Lochalsh in the Highlands, and inner-city Glasgow. TCV aim to support more such initiatives in the year ahead through the Glasgow Bio-Enhancement Programme – can [...]
Re:Green in the Highlands
Re:Green is a conservation and youth leadership programme for 18-24-year olds taking place in remote areas of the Scottish Highlands on 2 and 4 week placements. Young people will help restore Scottish Rainforest, get a crash course on climate campaigning, and take on some of the UK’s most challenging and [...]
Aberdeen’s local parks get a boost for pollinators
A very active group of volunteers work every Saturday morning to improve Aberdeen’s local parks. This post by Scottish Pollinators (25 November 2021) describes how their gardening work has helped pollinators. Schoolchildren have also got involved – but the best bit for them is finding worms!
TCV Scotland Funding Update – Autumn 2021
Check out the latest on grants for community, environmental and volunteering projects, shared by The Conservation Volunteers. Some of these are applicable to schools or groups supporting education projects. Note some tight deadlines!