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New Young Volunteer Programme

To celebrate the Year of Young People 2018, we are excited to introduce a volunteer programme for young people aged 16 – 25.

‘It was lots of fun because we got to try new things’ – Harriet Holden (Junior Ranger)

Volunteering with us gives you the chance to:

  • Try something new. Doing something different always brings new experiences and sometimes you will find something you really love.
  • Connect with nature. Experience and learn about an abundance of wildlife and nature in the National Park while meeting new friends.
  • Get involved. Whatever you enjoy, there’s a wide range of activities, projects and tasks for you to get involved with.

Please don’t worry: we have plenty of outdoor weatherproof clothing you can borrow, just let us know what you need – getting muddy and wet is part of the fun!

Learning survival skills in the National Park

Interested?

We currently have the following volunteering opportunity (with more to follow):

  • Sunday 9th December: come along to help with the conservation of wildlife and habitats at the Carrick on the shores of Loch Lomond, where we will be getting muddy whilst clearing aquatic vegetation and helping our native plants and animals to thrive. We will be working with the conservation manager Jenny and investigating the wonderful Loch Lomond ecosystem, discovering why it’s so important. Meet us at Balloch train station at 10am or at the Claret Jug at The Carrick Golf & Spa Resort at 10:15am.

If you would like to find out more and come along to volunteer please:

We are really excited to be running these volunteer opportunities and look forward to seeing you in the National Park.

Young volunteers looking after the National Park

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