Volunteer

Do you want to put your time and effort into making The Living Coast thrive? There are many ways to get involved, from one-off volunteer days to long-term positions and paid work.

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Long-term volunteering positions & jobs

Freelance Project Manager - TLC Undersea Experience

 The Living Coast Undersea Experience is an interactive, virtual reality 360 experience, enabling users to explore the underwater environment. A part-time freelance project manager is required to deliver and manage a 12 month tour across the biosphere.

closes 8th August

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Hoverfly lagoons citizen science project

Create a garden-friendly habitat for hoverflies in this citizen science project aiming to increase the number and diversity of wildflower pollinators.

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Albion Community Garden spring volunteer sessions

Urban space on Albion Street, Brighton. Help out with general gardening jobs, every Thursday and Sunday.

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Earwi'GO! Buzz Club’s Earwig Hotel project

Test out different fillings for ‘earwig hotels’ – daytime shelters for earwigs in gardens. This citizen science project runs from June – October and can be joined at any time.

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Volunteer with BHESCo Energy Saving Team

Can you spare 20 hours of your time to support BHESCo to update their client records with data gathered from BHESCo’s Energy Saving Team following recent energy assessments?

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Volunteering opportunities with Railway Land Wildlife Trust

There are opportunities to help out with wildlife surveys, guided walks, and some practical habitat management days. Railway Land is also looking for Dog Ambassador volunteers, engaging with people about positive dog behaviour on chalk grassland.

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Social Value Asset Manager at Brighton & Hove City Council

Oversee and progress work to embed social value in property asset management, regeneration and property investment decisions to obtain the greatest sustainable social, environmental and economic benefits for local citizens and community organisations.

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Chomp Moulsecoomb need school holiday volunteers

Chomp Moulsecoomb are searching for more volunteers with experience in food preparation to support families during the school holidays at their Hillview Centre sessions. Contact chompmoulsecoomb@gmail.com for more information.

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Volunteers needed to help with food shopping

Help local people who are struggling to access food either with online or telephone deliveries or simply helping someone feel confident returning to the shops.

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Help out at a local community food project

A great way to support the community, meet new people and gain a variety of skills. Community groups urgently need more volunteers to help pack, deliver or cook food. See this list of local groups to get volunteering.

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Volunteer with Wildflower Lewes

You can volunteer to help manage and monitor wildflowers across Lewes and at their new tree and wildflower nursery in South Malling. Help Wildflower Lewes bring more wildflowers, bees and butterflies, birds and amphibians into Lewes town & across the District. 

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Volunteer with the Friends of South Downs

Friends of South Downs has plenty of opportunities including fundraising, area access, planning, recruitment and more. Open to people of all ages, abilities, skills and fitness levels. Help protect the landscape and heritage of the South Downs.

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Volunteering resources from our partners

community-works

Community Works (Brighton & Hove)

The umbrella body through which you can find local volunteer places.

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BHCC

City Parks (Brighton & Hove City Council)

Email to learn more about opportunities on green spaces around the city (Fridays and every other weekend).

cityparks.volunteers@brighton-hove.gov.uk

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South Downs National Park Authority

Join their Volunteer Ranger Service to help look after precious land and habitats.

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Brighton & Hove Green Spaces Forum

A local forum to find and connect with your local greenspace group.

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BHCC

Brighton & Hove City Council

Become a Volunteer Path Wardens and Adopt-a-Path to keep an eye on Brighton & Hove’s public rights of way.

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Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

A range of volunteer opportunities are on offer.

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Greenhavens Network

Greenhavens Network

A network of green and open spaces groups in Telscombe, Peacehaven, Newhaven, and Seaford.

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Greenhavens Network

Sussex Wildlife Trust

A Brighton ‘Hit Squad’ meets monthly on a Saturday.

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huwmorgan@sussexwt.org.uk

Natural England

Natural England

Help on our two National Nature Reserves of Castle Hill and the Lewes Downs.

VolunteerEnquiries@naturalengland.org.uk

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