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Hainault Forest Clean Action Day***

Vision Redbridge: Nature Conservation

Volunteering work days in Hainault Forest are all about supporting the forest management plan. Sessions are led by the community forest ranger who supervises the activity, providing advice and support when needed. Activities vary from week to week in response to what needs to be done on site.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Litter pick and fly tip clear up.
  • However moving into the winter months activities will expand into Forest clearance work and planting¬†

Benefits to volunteers

  • Volunteer workdays are fun and educational.
  • Good way to meet new people locally.
  • We provide all tools, PPE, and training on how to use equipment.
  • If you're looking to get out in nature, do some meaningful work, and learn new skills come along and join us!
  • We have a volunteer celebration at the end of the year.




What skills do I need?

Skills, attributes, qualifications and experience

No specialist skills needed and no previous experience in forestry is required!

All you need is:

  • Interest in the outdoors.
  • Keen to learn new skills.
  • Outdoor boots and clothing is advised
  • Bring a snack if you intend to stay the full 2 hours.¬†
  • We can provide training on how to use equipment correctly.
  • Need to be 16+ years.

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Details

You can join the session when you feel like. There is no pressure to join regularly.

Where does this role take place?

Hainault Forest Country Park
Chigwell
Redbridge
IG7 4QN

Register your interest

We limit the number of roles you can initially express an interest in to 3 opportunities. Please only register an interest in 3 roles maximum.

  • Ideal for people interested in
  • Community Development
  • Environment
  • No Specific Interest
  • Sport and Fitness
  • Ideal for people who like
  • Gardening
  • Practical Support
  • Application Process
  • Email expression of interest
  • Support provided
  • Access to telephone/online support
  • Basic reference can be provided
  • Induction provided
  • Peer support / buddying system in place
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer Handbook available
  • Volunteer will have named supervisor
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Accessible parking available
  • Accessible toilet facilities
  • Organisation Policies
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Safeguarding policy
  • Conflict Resolution policy/procedure for volunteers
  • Data Protection Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Other Information
  • Accessibility - additional information
  • Are there any age limits?
    16 yrs +
  • DBS checks - additional information
  • Expenses - additional information
  • Recruitment Process - additional information
  • Reference can be provided after how long volunteering?
    3 months of regular volunteering or 6 months intermittent volunteering
  • Role is exempt from Ex offenders Act 1972
  • Support Provided - additional information
    There will be a leader during every session to provide support and assistance
  • Thanks / Recognition for Volunteer contribution
    We have a volunteer celebration at the end of the year.
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

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