Liverpool Environment Project
Starts: 16 April 2021 to 30 September 2021
This project is weekly and mainly concerns 'greening' the area of Leeds-Liverpool canal between Eldonian Village and the Sefton boundary. The tasks involved include:
• Litter clearance
• Vegetation removal
• Towpath improvement
• Habitat creation (planting)
This project has been made possible through funding from the Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram’s and the Liverpool City Region Combined
Authority Community Environment Fund. This fund has been distributed to groups for projects which will improve the environment across Liverpool City Region after the Metro Mayor pledged to support community environment projects.
Please sign up for the opportunity to find out specific dates and locations for the upcoming sessions.
What's in it for you?
Volunteering for a nationally recognised charity to improve your local area and at the same time your wellbeing. Becoming part of a friendly and dedicated team, making a difference in a beautiful environment, learning new skills, meeting people and making new friends, improving communication skills and enjoying new experiences.
It is a fact that being by the water makes you happier and healthier, this role allows you to both increase your own physical and mental wellbeing while contributing to an important project for our waterways.
Out of pocket expenses will be offered.
What skills are we looking for?
The role will suit people who have a friendly enthusiastic manner and enjoy working outdoors. Activities involve working with tools and gardening equipment. Training will be offered for all aspects of this role where necessary. This role can sometimes be physically demanding, and you will be on your feet for the majority of the session. Positive reinforcement of health and safety procedures, and willingness to learn is essential.