Volunteering is a fantastic and flexible way to support your local park, meet new people and gain new skills. Our volunteers have given more than 4000 hours to this project which is an amazing achievement. We are grateful to each and everyone for their time and send our thanks to all members of the volunteer family.
There are many benefits to volunteering, as shown in the list below.
Connecting you to others
Volunteering increase your social and relationship skills. It also connects you to your community and you can make new friends and contacts.
Good for your body and mind
Volunteering helps you to stay physically active. It can help counteract the effects of stress and anxiety, whilst also increasing your self-confidence.
Enhance your CV
Volunteering provides you with valuable, transferrable job skills. It can help further develop existing specialist skills and helps you gain experience for your career.
Fun and fulfilment
Volunteering is a fun and easy way to explore new interests. It creates more time for your hobbies out of work, and provides new opportunities to develop creative and practical skills.
To become a Victoria Park Project Volunteer you need to email the team at the Friends of Victoria Park to speak to them about what you can offer.
Some roles may require a DBS check. If a DBS is required you will be sent all the relevant information following your application.
There are so many ways you can volunteer to help, such as;
Do you have a passion for the outdoors? Would you love to get hands on in the conservation and maintenance of the park’s nature and habitat? A role in conservation may be for you!
Do you love the buzz of the crowd? Are you a great communicator or enjoy interacting with the wider public? If so a role in events support may be for you!
Do you have skills in building or maintaining websites? Do you have an eye for design or an interest in developing new ideas? Then a role working with our website may be for you!
Would you love to help but on a more relaxed one-off basis? Maybe you want to try a variety of roles before you settle on one or you need to develop in a very specific area? If so a short term volunteering option may be for you!
Our monthly litter picks are run by the Friends of Victoria Park. If you are interested in joining in as an individual or a group, please visit The Friends of Victoria Park website for up to date information.
Workshop Leader/ YouTube Contributor
Do you have skills you would like to share with the community? Could you lead a workshop or create a video to share your passion? It could be anything from photography to gardening to crafting and beyond!