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The Great Surplus Food Hunt

Part of Plan Zheroes
Opportunity available: 21/01/2017 to 21/01/2017

We're kicking off the New Year with "The Great Surplus Food Hunt - Hackney Edition"! Join us at our challenge day to help spread the word about food waste and encourage local food businesses to sign up to our platform so we can get their surplus food to those in need! We'll be meeting at Hive Dalston at 11:00 and then from there will go out in groups to talk to food businesses and the public about Plan Zheroes and how they can get involved. There will be a series of tasks, challenges ...

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Nature conservation habitat management and estate maintenance

Part of Watchtree Charcoal and Biochar
Opportunity available: 09/11/2016 to 31/01/2017

Woodland work, tree felling and general tree work, Hedgelaying, path maintenance, fence maintenance and a wide range of general estate management jobs.

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Handy Person Volunteer

Part of Copenhagen Youth Project
Opportunity available: 01/11/2016 to 01/02/2017

The purpose of the volunteer role is to help with general DIY around the centre and to assist with painting and decorating, putting up shelves and fixing small items.

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Community Horticulture Volunteer

Part of Core Landscapes
Opportunity available: 21/11/2016 to 01/02/2017

Assist others in gardening tasks and help nursery manager. You will be able to develop your own skills and technical knowledge in community horticulture - very useful if you would like to pursue a career in this area. A reference can be provided. (Tuesdays 10.00am to 2.00pm or Thursdays 10.00am to 2.00pm) Key responsibilities Work supporting the nursery manager with horticultural sessions. Help with setting up and clearing up at the end of the session. Motivate and assist members wit...

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Kings Cross Wassail Party Volunteers Needed

Part of Alara Wholefoods
Opportunity available: 10/02/2017 to 10/02/2017

Would you like to volunteer for a fun, enthusiastic company that in 2016 became The Most Sustainable Food Manufacturer on Earth? Alara Wholefoods, a company that loves a good party, is currently in the works to pull off their next big event "The Camley Street Wassail Awakening Party on the 10th of February 2017". We hold free parties twice annually and have seen as many as 700 guests attending to see our spectacular inner-city bonfire, enjoy delicious free food & drink, and dance the ev...

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Wild East Welcomer

Part of Wild East
Opportunity available: 14/11/2016 to 13/02/2017

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's our awesome Wild East tricycles! And you could be a superhero volunteer riding around helping people discover what's great about green spaces! You’ll be welcoming people to Wanstead Flats and West Ham Park, through conversation, stories, use of props and activities. You’ll help them to explore the hidden and remarkable story of these two spaces and how beneficial they’ve been to both people and wildlife. You’ll also help people to discover wildlife wh...

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Club volunteers

Part of St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association
Opportunity available: 30/08/2016 to 28/02/2017

Volunteers are sought for a variety of tasks involved with running & promoting the Club. These include: completing grant application forms; maintaining Club website; photographing activities; writing newspaper reports; running races (signalling starts and recording finishers); manning rescue boats; maintaining Club boats; maintaining Club grounds and assisting disabled sailors (on and off the water). Opportunities also exist for training as RYA Dinghy Instructors to assist with Club run saili...

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Garden Volunteers and Nature Educators

Part of Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
Opportunity available: 01/03/2017 to 01/03/2017

All gardening activities suitable for all types of people from the youngest to the oldest! If people need to sit down, we have plenty of seated propagation work. Equally, for those who want a real work out, there's soil to be dug, compost to be turned, trees to be pruned etc. Our 3742 sq m site is very varied, with woodland, many raised beds for veg growing, 2 commercial sized greenhouses, wildlife pond, herb garden, natural dye plants all on site. For those interested in helping our educatio...

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Gardening

Part of To create new flower beds in Dartmouth Park
Opportunity available: 16/12/2016 to 03/03/2017

We meet at 10am every Friday Morning in the park by the fort. We work until 12 then stop for tea. General garden maintenance not heavy work. Friendly group of 12.

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Litter Picking

Part of Friends of Highlands Gardens
Opportunity available: 04/03/2017 to 04/03/2017

The Friends of Highlands Gardens are holding a litter pick in the gardens in New Barnet, North London on Saturday 4 March 2017 at 10am, as part of the Great British Spring Clean weekend. See the event page at http://www.projectdirt.com/apps/event/44766/ for more details.

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General Helper

Part of Abbey Gateway Skills Club
Opportunity available: 02/01/2017 to 01/04/2017

We are looking for volunteers to support adults with learning disabilities to participate in a variety of activities. We are also keen to hear from people who have skills/hobbies they would like to share with adults with learning disabilities.

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Milk-float drivers

Part of We Can Grow
Opportunity available: 11/01/2017 to 10/04/2017

We are in need of volunteers to drive our Milk-float or Growmobile to parks and housing estates around Islington. The electric vehicle doubles up as a mobile gardening classroom. Primarily we need volunteers to drive the Growmobile to and from events, however if you are also able to stick around and help out with the gardening workshops then we’d be extra happy!

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Garden Volunteer

Part of Walton Charity & Paragon Housing - Community Allotment / Garden
Opportunity available: 24/01/2017 to 25/04/2017

Garden Volunteers who help us maintain and develop the site. They may have gardening knowledge or offer other specific skills such as wood working.

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School Visits Session Leader

Part of Schools on Reserves
Opportunity available: 01/04/2017 to 01/07/2017

Can you help us deliver our Schools on Reserves education programme to visiting schools? Can you communicate your passion for nature to children and their teachers? Volunteer for the largest environmental organisation in Europe and help kick-start a career in environmental education. Following a period of training and shadowing our Learning Officer, we'd ask you to take the lead in delivering hands-on, exciting sessions to schoolchildren and their teachers on our nature reserve. Typical acti...

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Support Volunteer

Part of Walton Charity & Paragon Housing - Community Allotment / Garden
Opportunity available: 01/04/2017 to 30/11/2017

Support Volunteers are needed to work alongside our more vulnerable gardeners. You will need to be open and non-judgemental in your approach to others. Good people skills are more important than any gardening experience - but a bit of both is ideal.

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General Volunteer

Part of Walton Charity & Paragon Housing - Community Allotment / Garden
Opportunity available: 24/01/2017 to 30/11/2017

Volunteers are encouraged to participate in anything at their level, whether it's weeding, digging, watering, mowing or even making the tea and coffees.