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.

Upcoming volunteering events

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Long-term volunteering positions & jobs

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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Wild Coast Sussex Intern at Sussex Wildlife Trust

Opportunity for 18-25 year old with great verbal and written communication skills, confident in communicating with a range of diverse individuals and groups.

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Scrumping and Food - Project Development role

Brighton Permaculture Trust is expanding its scrumping and food projects. The role requires excellent people skills to work effectively with an existing scrump team, as well as volunteers, key stakeholders, and the general public in sales.

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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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Blue / Green Infrastructure project officers at Railway Land Wildlife Trust

Two Project Officer roles focusing on youth engagement and building capacity at local voluntary and environmental organisations to deliver learning and engagement events. Closing date 8th May 2022.

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Volunteering resources from our partners

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Community Works (Brighton & Hove)

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

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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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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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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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