Volunteering opportunities

Fernworthy Lidar day

Fernworthy Lidar Day © Alan Endacott

Would you like to help us explore Dartmoors rich heritage? There are many projects across the scheme which with your help can help benefit the moor whether you are interested in wildlife, investigating Dartmoor through the ages, helping people get a better understanding or developing and sharing the skills to care for Dartmoor for future generations.

Opportunities include:

Communications Volunteer

We are currently looking for someone who could provide additional communications support to the Moor than meets the eye team. Could you help us spread the word about the scheme and all the great work it is doing, liaising with local groups and our partners?

If you are interested please have a look at the role description

Schools and Events Volunteer at East Dartmoor NNR

We are looking for someone who would like to share their enthusiasm for nature with families and schools and help us deliver a varied events programme at East Dartmoor NNR and also help us run a series of education sessions with local schools taking part in the John Muir Award

For more information please have a look at the role description

Other opportunities include:

  • Recording and monitoring wildlife; including moorland birds, lichens and barbastelle bats
  • Surveying archaeology; field walking, ground truthing LIDAR images
  • Historical research; using old mapping, archive work to explore parishes
  • Undertaking practical management of historical and wildlife sites; improving wildlife habitats, uncovering overgrown monuments
  • Heritage Champions; helping younger people learn about heritage and get involved through education and events
  • Higher Uppacott; help develop a “Friends of” group so that more people can have an opportunity to visit this medieval longhouse

How to get involved

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Andy Bailey the Community Officer for MTMTE to discuss the various volunteer opportunities.
We’ll support you with training as required and the chance to meet and work with lots of interesting people.
Call 01822 890903 or email andy@moorthanmeetstheeye.org

Last update: 27 May 2016 5:18pm