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Youth Conservationist Volunteering

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Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm

Boundary Road

Birkenhead

CH43 7PD

United Kingdom

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Volunteers meet once a month to learn about local wildlife and carry out practical conservation tasks on the farm.

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The day will consist of some classroom time learning about the topic of the day followed by a practical task. For example, learning how to identify British birds and building a new bird feeding station.

Why volunteer at Tam O’Shanter Farm?

• Join a team of dedicated staff and volunteers working together to provide a fun and educational resource to the local community.

• Gain valuable practical skills and learn to use tools safely.

• Gain knowledge of good practice when volunteering.

• Become a valued member of the volunteering community and be able to lend your skills.

• Give back to your community and help to push the farm forward.

What will your responsibilities be?

• Creating and maintaining wildlife areas and delivering other practical conservation tasks.

• Delivering new projects around the farm to enhance its wildlife value

• General maintenance tasks such as filling bird feeders and emptying bird boxes.

• Building new structures for wildlife such as bug houses and bird boxes.

• Maintaining all equipment used.

• Helping to improve the space for our local wildlife as well as visitors to the farm.

What must a practical volunteer have?

• Good level of fitness.

• Able to work outside in all weathers.

• Trustworthy, self-motivated team player.

• Keenness to develop their practical skills.

• May already possess particular practical skills.

• Must be aged between 14-17.

Time Commitment: This group meets monthly 10:00-15:00 on the second Sunday of the month. Participants are welcome to come as much or as little as they would like but must be registered as a volunteer. Anyone not registered will be asked to complete an application form on the day. All information retained will comply with current GDPR.

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Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm

Boundary Road

Birkenhead

CH43 7PD

United Kingdom

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