Forest School helper for registered charity on the edge of the Somerset Levels, UK

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Royaume-Uni

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  • Description

    Description

    I manage a a small woodland where we run Forest School and other educational activities for adults and children. I live with my partner in a detached cottage on the edge of the Somerset Levels, with a large garden and the use of a small woodland.
    We are a couple who try to live an ecologically sound life, eat organic meat & vegetables, and join in local community groups. We have grown up children and grandchildren.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Jardinage
    S’occuper des animaux
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Somerset Levels have a unique cultural heritage famous for floods, waterways and willow growing! There are major willow growing farms nearby and we have our own boats for use on the River Parrett. We harvest our own willow for basket making and weaving hurdles. We also gather wild materials locally for hedgerow basketry and natural dyes. We use local wool for weaving and spinning.

    As well as helping in the garden, you will have the opportunity to help manage and maintain our woodland camp with outdoor kitchen and compost toilet. There are opportunities to help with promoting our activities on the computer, also to join in the fun of helping support children and adults on our courses. My partner is a stone mason & carver, and is happy to teach stone carving skills.
    I speak Spanish and French and have family living in France.

  • Aide

    Aide

    Help needed with
    Gardening and garden design,
    Woodland maintenance eg interest in tree care, sawing & chopping firewood, pruning and undergrowth clearing
    Forest School activities eg green wood work, processing and using locally dug clay, campfire cooking & outdoor kitchen, games and activities in the woods, arts & craft ideas.
    Promoting project using computer
    Dog walking and occasional dog sitting

    Our Forest School is part of a charity with volunteer policies and procedures.
    I would hope to have someone who is flexible around work hours and independant to manage their own time off.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Espagnol: Intermédiaire
    Français: Intermédiaire

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    You would have the use of our comfortable caravan with internet access & electrical hook up for heat, fridge & light etc. for sleeping and chill out time. There is a gas cooker to make hot drinks and cook if you want to be independant, but we would offer lunch and evening meal to share with us in the house. We eat meat & fish about 3 times a week, but vegetarians can be catered for
    We are quite informal and we would work out the best schedule to suit us all.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    We live on the edge of a small village. It has a thriving pub, but the nearest shop is 2km away. We have 2 bicycles that would be availble for volunteers to use.
    There is a bus service that comes 1 mile away.
    Buses go to Glastonbury which is full of interesting shops, its ancient abbey and the Tor, also Wells with its famous cathedral. There are local potters and cider farms nearby that welcome visitors.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Un

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4 hours a day 4 days a week





N° de référence hôte : 523917782787