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Volunteer Green Skills Training Programme

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Natural Neighbourhoods is a targeted programme of support run by community charity Groundwork. Join us on a 15-week volunteer training course in Green Skills, regenerating and enhancing local urban green spaces,, positively benefiting nature and biodiversity. Gain new knowledge and practical skills, including landscaping, environmental management, ecosystems and biodiversity, carbon literacy, climate mitigation, Health and safety. Improve your communication skills and confidence levels. Enhance team working and leadership abilities. Improve health and wellbeing through connection with nature and meeting likeminded individuals within a caring and inclusive community setting.

Skills

Effective communication skills, and ability to work harmoniously with others, and a flexible approach. Practical landscaping and/or conservation skills an advantage. However, most important is a motivation and willingness to learn, and a genuine interest in local and global environmental issues.

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Interests

  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Environment
  • Wildlife and Animals

Activities

  • Creativity
  • Gardening
  • Practical Skills

Details

  • Accessibility
    The Green Patch is a disabled-friendly site.
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    available upon request

When do I need to be available?

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Availability Details

Our first sessions begin on Tuesday 4th May. Volunteers are invited to start at anytime.

Location

The Green Patch
Valley Walk
Kettering
NN16 0LU

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