From school to work and inbetween – education & employability

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  • West Walker Primary Kitchen garden

    The Staff and children at West Walker Primary school are beginning to transform their overgrown school garden. In the last six months, two large skips have been filled with weeds, broken trenches, plant pots and old tyres. This work would not have been possible without the help of West Walker Read more [...]

  • Let’s Decorate Chelmsley!

    We are so excited to have won funding with Chelmsley Wood Neighbourhood Fund & Ellandi (LLP). Now its time for us to start planning how we are going to decorate Chelmsley Wood shopping centre! There are so many great groups in Chelmsley Wood and to celebrate them and how they Read more [...]

  • Stonehouse Time Bank

    Timebanking is a reciprocal exchange of skills and knowledge where the only currency is tie and people only offer what they offer when they want to.  Stonehouse Time Bank meets weekly at Union Corner, 96 Union Street.  We help in the running of the community space, tend to the garden, Read more [...]

  • Permaculture Cinema @ Cafe Cairo

    Every last Thursday of the month is Permaculture Cinema at Cafe Cairo in South London showing eco film for change, entry is free. . JOIN US AND COME BE INSPIRED BY THESE POSSIBBILITY MAKERS. ****Do you have any permaculture films which you would like to share with us at Cafe Cairo? I’d Read more [...]

  • Moor Involved

    Moor Involved is a project set up by Solihull Moors FC Community with the intention of engaging children and young adults from the local community and encouraging them to participate in the various programmes that Solihull Moors Community deliver. The Moor Involved Officers will be able to assist members of Read more [...]

  • SEEDS OF HOPE

    We are a community project that serves our  community offering various activities for all ages.   We have groups that meet at our community hub and we can offer a range of interests for everyone.  We put on various community events. We are a friendly, welcoming crowd.

  • GreenHouse out of recycled plastic bottles

    ArtsCafe organised and initiated the idea of creating a greenhouse out of bottles…. Greenhouse out of recyled plastic bottles built with the help of 1stLeeSouthBrowniesCatford 6th BrowniesTrinity Primary SchoolShayna SoongPauline Danley-CoxParents of BrowniesJudith Simmons (Glendale)Hither Green Association (SeedSwap)LocalsGrowing a Greener Britain

  • Our Eco Garden

    Creation and development of an eco garden to include: A green house constructed from recycled plastic bottles. Water butt and drain piping system. A compost bin to recycle school waste. A vegetable plot using recycled and reclaimed items. Wildflowers to attract butterflies, bees and birds. Bug hotels to attract beneficial Read more [...]

  • Exeter Foodbank

    Exeter Foodbank provides emergency food for local people in crisis via a voucher referral system. We are a small, volunteer-centred charity with a big heart and a big vision: to support local people in crisis and ensure that no one in and around the city of Exeter goes hungry. We Read more [...]

  • Eardley Road Sidings Nature Reserve

    About the Project The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) is working with Lambeth Council (LC) to undertake a community project at… Eardley Road Sidings Nature Reserve (ERSNR) in Streatham. The project includes capital improvements on the actual site and a programme of community events and activities with the aim of engaging the Read more [...]

  • River Thames Boat Project

    We offer educational, therapeutic and recreational cruises and activities on the River Thames for the young; for older people; and people of all ages with a disability or mental health condition. As well as our regular day and residential cruises and educational programmes, we help our clients plan bespoke cruises Read more [...]

  • Our vegetable growing project

    We are creating a large vegetable garden within our grounds for the whole school to use. Our children will learn how to prepare the soil, grow from seed, nurture young plants, then how to harvest and prepare produce for eating. A gardening club is being created to help plan and Read more [...]

  • Wimbledon Park Willow Dome

    In November 2016 we ran a two day event in the local park to plant a willow dome in the play area for the children to enjoy some play that engages in a living environment structure. The two day event will included the planting of the dome as well as Read more [...]

  • Bordesley Green Forest Garden

    Bordesley Green Forest Garden is a National Lottery funded community project. We aim to promote sustainable urban food production. We work with the local community to promote regenerative urban food production and community collaboration. A Forest Garden is defined as an edible and productive garden using trees, shrubs and other Read more [...]

  • Free schools waste education programme

    Western Riverside Waste Authority provides a free waste education programme for schools in Wandsworth, Lambeth, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea. Classes can visit a working recycling centre and transfer station, and see what happens to the 1300 tonnes of waste and recycling collected each day in our part Read more [...]

  • Watchtree Charcoal and Biochar

    During the winter Watchtree Volunteers will commence the thinning our woodlands. These early thinnings have no commercial value but rather than waste the wood we are intending to convert it to charcoal and/or biochar (a great soil improver). The volunteers have already had training on how to do this. With Read more [...]

  • Eco volunteer Project

    The ‘Brecon and District MIND Eco Project’ is an excitingopportunity for anyone who is interested in the natural world and how to care for their environment.The project, in partnership with the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, The Brecknock Wildlife Trust, and other partners alloPws volunteers to take part in Environmental Conservation Read more [...]

  • Embercombe Experience Weekend

    At our Embercombe Experience Weekends we warmly welcome everyone who would like to come along and volunteer their enthusiasm, expertise, or simply a willing pair of hands, to help in both seasonal and on-going work at Embercombe. Over a weekend of working on the land, cooking, eating and sharing, we Read more [...]

  • Filton Community Garden

    Filton Community Garden was created in July 2013.  The aim of the project was to create a space for residents of Filton and the wider community where they could relax in a garden setting and enjoy the flowers and wildlife. The original project was a simple plan with a podium Read more [...]

  • THE YOUNG BEEKEEPERS

    YOUNG BEEKEEPERS Our bees provide one out of every three bits of food that we eat. No bees,no food, no us. It’s also a commonly known fact that our bees are introuble. Annual losses of honey bee colonies are in the tens of thousands.We are losing our bees at unsustainable Read more [...]

  • New Forest Food Challenge

    Eat local, grow local. Encouraging schools, children and adults alike to start to grow their own food. We run seed planting activities and stalls in the Spring and help schools start their food growing areas. Every December we have been teaming up with Transition Southampton’s TREE-mendous project, offering quality garden Read more [...]

  • Growing Food for the Community

    We aim to help people with learning difficulties and/or disability build more independent lives within their own neighbourhood and out with traditional support services. To facilitate this we will build larger and more sustainable raised beds for the community garden which will be a source of food for local community Read more [...]

  • Reception Volunteer

    Interested in working in the charity sector?Want to contribute to and support a thriving third sector? Volunteer with Voluntary Action Islington!– We are the lead orgainisation for community and social action in Islington. We offer support services for charities and volunteers.-Our reception volunteers are key amabassadors for the charity and Read more [...]

  • Pennington Community Allotment & Orchard

    The core members of our allotmenteers are drawn from a Transition group, but we have been joined by many others with no affiliation to any group! Transition Lymington is part of the larger New Forest Transition  hub. We are a grass roots association of people of different ages and backgrounds who all Read more [...]

  • Tennis2Bee

    Tennis2Bee are a London based sport (tennis) and education charity which aims to make tennis an accessible, inclusive and diverse sport to children and disabled players. They encompass over 20 ethnic groups, with 450+ recorded tennis sessions, strong community and tennis links. They actively encourage partnerships with local schools and Read more [...]

  • Forward Assist Veteran Veg

    Forward Assist is a veteran support project based in the North East of England. It assists former serviceman in the transition from military to civilian life. The Forward Assist Veterans Allotment is part of the community garden in Seaton Delaval Hall a National Trust property in South East Northumberland. We Read more [...]

  • Wild Talent Traineeship

    Do you like working outdoor? Do you want to enhance your practical conservation skills? The London Wildlife Trust has an exciting opportunity and is recruiting for a full time work based environmental conservation traineeship. We are looking for practical people who have a passionate for wildlife but lack higher qualification Read more [...]

  • Outdoor Learning Space

    The Ridge Academy has small quad area of school that has not been developed into a useful space as of yet. With the money from the Greggs Foundation we plan to develop an outdoor learning space. This will include the following: Raised beds Covered sandpit Pond This will be used Read more [...]

  • Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

    Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park is made up of four acres of freshwater habitat and is home to a fascinating array of wildlife. Since 2002 the Ecology Park has been open to the public and has rapidly become an established and bio-diverse urban wetland. The park is carefully managed by the Read more [...]

  • Mid Sussex Wood Recycling Project

    Mid Sussex Wood Recycling is a Social Enterprise that recycles waste timber from industry. We have set up the Grow Project with Pericles which is an organisation supporting adults with learning difficulties. We are growing fruit and veg to teach the adults about the importance of fresh food. We have Read more [...]

  • Scotswood Natural Community Garden

    We are an award winning independent environmental charity based in Scotswood,one of the most economically deprived neighbourhoods in Newcastle. Established in 1995, our beautiful 2.5 acre garden includes wildflower meadows, woodland, ponds, a sculpture trail, heritage orchards and fruit and vegetable gardens designed as Forest Gardens. Our Forest Gardens are some of the Read more [...]

  • Soanes Centre

    Setpoint London East at the Soanes Centre is an educational charity based at a nature reserve in Tower Hamlets.  is looking for a motivated individual to volunteer with our small team. The intern would work 2-3 days (usually Mon, Wed and Fri) per week, during school term time only, usual working Read more [...]

  • Shift Bristol

    Shift Bristol runs a 1 year Practical Sustainability Course and various short courses, workshops and events. Our courses are hands on, collaborative and innovative, They explore ways in which we can live constructively and productively and make positive change in the world. 

  • Bore Place

    Bore Place is home to the charity, Commonwork and to Commonwork Organic Farm Ltd. We are set in 500 acres of beautiful organic farmland near Sevenoaks in Kent. On site we also have a conference and study centre, an education team providing food and farming programmes for schools and colleges Read more [...]

  • The Blue-Sky Greenhouse

    The Blue-Sky Greenhouse is a social enterprise whose aim is to encourage new perspectives on food production within urban environments and to teach communities how to get growing themselves. Founded by Ashley Lydiate – who has a background in environmental management with published research into post-agricultural soil quality and a Read more [...]

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