Volunteering in the AONB
Volunteering with the AONB Unit
Current volunteering opportunities are outlined below. If there is nothing suitable for you at the moment why not fill out the form at the end of the page to be emailed when we update this site?
AONB Volunteer Rangers - Our Volunteer Rangers already provide a visible presence assisting the AONB Unit in conserving, enhancing and promoting the appropriate use and enjoyment of the area.
- Providing information and advice for visitors
- Assisting with the management of key sites and promoted routes by carrying out regular checks, litter picking, encouraging good behaviour and reporting on the need for any remedial actions
- Representing the AONB at shows and events
- Leading short guided walks
AONB Practical Task Volunteers
The practical task programme is currently on hold as Owen Jones, AONB Volunteer Coordinator, has moved on to another role. Owen did a great job establishing the volunteer programme and we all wish him well.
Our new Volunteer Coordinator Officer – Nichola Penn – starts work with us this week (commencing 30th April 2013) so a new programme of tasks will be up and running as soon as possible. To find out when the new programme of tasks will start check this page regularly or sign up for our newsletter.
AONB Young Ranger Assistants (not recruiting)
Assists the Project Officer running activities for the Young Rangers Scheme – young people aged 11 – 15 years of age, including running monthly one-day activities, an annual residential camp and administration and communication with Young Rangers.
Volunteering with other organisations in the AONB e.g Somerset Widlife Trust, Avon Wildlife Trust, National Trust and others.