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Volunteering

Many hands make light work!

 

If you have skills around building, woodwork or horticulture we would love to hear from you but if you don’t feel you have any particular skills and  just want to get stuck in and plant things, carry wood around, paint things or volunteer to help with the children groups and activities (DBS needed) then we will absolutely welcome you at the woods.

 

You can come alone, bring a buddy or even bring the kids. Something for everyone to do,  refreshments all day and laughter around the campfire at the end of every volunteer session .

Young People can also use this as a volunteer option for Duke of Edinburgh or NCS or to build their CV’s

Volunteering provides many benefits to both mental and physical health.

 

Connect : Volunteering can help you meet different kinds of people and make new friends. Be part of a community. Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your friends and family.

Keep Learning :  Volunteering can help you gain confidence by giving you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement. Through volunteering you can challenge yourself to try something different, achieve personal goals, practice using your skills and discover hidden talents.

Give - Make a difference. Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general. Your help ay Lymley Woods will make a real difference to a small charity.

Learn new skills - Volunteering can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications.

Take Notice – time spent outdoors gives you the opportunity for calm and mindful moments. Whether its standing listening to bird song,  the feel of the wind on your face or noticing the movement of leaves and animals , time at Lymley Wood will calm the soul and ease the mind 

We hold regular volunteer days at the woods, keep an eye on the Lymley Wood Facebook page for dates.

If you would like to get involved in any way at the woods please email 

enquiries@lymleywood.co.uk 

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