ViP Student Led Volunteering
ViP are currently looking for three motivated students to lead volunteering projects during the next academic year. You will be fully supported by ViP and the volunteer dept and given full training. This is a great opportunity to gain practical conservation skills and work alongside experienced conservation officers.
The projects are:
The Rural Stations Project involves working with The Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership based in the University's School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. The partnership aims to encourage more people to use rural and inner city branch lines, such as the Liskeard to Looe line in Cornwall. Volunteer activities throughout the year include cleaning, renovating, gardening and generally beautifying the stations on these lines. Volunteers can also become involved in themed activity days.
The Barn Owl Trust is a charity based nr. Ashburton, Devon whose sole purpose is to help conserve the Barn Owl and its environment. As a volunteer you’ll be working in the reserve and maintaining the habitat of the birds. This will involve clearing scrub from river banks, building loose stone walls, pruning orchard trees and much more. The project is a great way to get into the fresh outdoors on the edge of Dartmoor, gain new skills and help a brilliant cause.
The Green Team undertake a range of environmentally related one-off projects from beach cleans to coppicing and scrub clearance. The group work with organisations such as the National Trust, the Dartmoor Preservation Association and Natural England.
If you are interested email us to arrange a chat