Volunteering

 

Management and coordination of the Fifth Continent scheme is delivered by a dedicated project team, supported by a number of enthusiastic volunteers and partners.

We are currently looking for volunteers to help us with the projects that together deliver the Fifth Continent scheme. You’ll find information on volunteering opportunities on the individual project pages , on the What’s On page or contact the project team for more information. In addition, we will post information on current volunteering opportunities on this volunteering page.

We value the time and commitment of all our volunteers and work hard to ensure that they have a brilliant experience with us. We aim to ensure that volunteers benefit from spending time with us, whether that’s gaining new skills or using an existing one, meeting new people or spending time outside.

There are a wide range of volunteering opportunities across many of the projects that comprise the Fifth Continent scheme. If you would like to get involved, please review the project list where you will find links to individual projects and associated volunteering opportunities.

 

Current Volunteering Opportunities

 

COASTAL COMMUNITIES ORAL HISTORY

The Coastal Communities Oral History project is looking for local people who would like to be involved in capturing memories and experiences about life on the Marsh and how the tourism industry grew over the last century. If you would like to be part of this exciting project and are interested in either being interviewed or becoming an interviewer please contact  rib.davis@kentwildlife.org.uk for further information. 

 

ARCHAEOLOGY AND HERITAGE PROJECTS

There are opportunities for volunteers of all ages to get involved in an exciting series of archaeology and heritage projects, including:

 

VOLUNTEER WILDLIFE SURVEYORS

There are opportunities to become volunteer wildlife surveyors.  Check out the Wildlife Recording Page or the Green Lanes for Bumblebees project.

 

NEEDLE WORKERS

The Great Tapestry of Romney Marsh is currently being embroidered and the IMOS foundation are still looking for more people to get involved with the sewing. Contact the project team for more information

 


 

To find out more including how to get involved contact the project team.

If you decide to volunteer with us, we will follow the guidance and procedures put in place for volunteers by the lead partner, the Kent Wildlife Trust. Please go to the Kent Wildlife Trust volunteering page for more information.