From school to work and inbetween – education & employability

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  • 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 [...]

  • Calderwood Community Outdoor Classroom

    Calderwood Primary School has extensive grounds around the school building which is very basic in layout and also very old and tired. It was recognised that there was an opportunity to create something unique that would enhance the children’s experience at school and after school. The school plans to make Read more [...]

  • Clapham Leaf Club at Venn Street Market

    Grand Finale: 2nd July 2016 (10am – 4pm) Clapham Leaf Club has been designed to enable pupils of the Clapham and Larkhall Collaborative schools, (Allen Edwards, Clapham Manor, Heathbrook, Lark Hall Primary and Macaulay CE) to learn all aspects of growing their own food from preparing the soil using organic Read more [...]

  • Napiershall Street Garden

    We have turned a car park into a community garden! Together, we sow, grow and harvest healthy food with the aim of making gardening accessible and sustainable for all. Napiershall Street Community Garden was founded as part of the Let’s Cook Grow Sew Together project supported by West of Scotland Read more [...]

  • Houseboat Verda the houseboat art community

    VOLUNTEERS WANTED. Upskill, skill share, creatives, professionals, try hards and artists…You are most welcome to come join us on the Goodship Verda and friends as part of Adur Arts Collective… It appears like an apparition more at home in the backwaters of Kooksville, California…  A pebble’s throw from Brighton, yet you Read more [...]

  • The Cornfield

    The Cornfield site is an underused patch of land situated between the communities of Millburn and Ballysally in Coleraine. The local communities will be directly involved in wild flower sowing and growing, and will create beautiful sensory gardens in which to wander, grow their own veg, provide outdoor classroom space Read more [...]

  • Outdoor Classroom Day Campaign

    Outdoor Classroom Day is a worldwide campaign to celebrate and inspire learning and play outside the classroom. Building on the success of the 2017 campaign when over 2 MILLION children got involved in thousands of schools in over 100 countries, our aim is to get as many children as possible playing Read more [...]

  • CLEAN-UP ON THE CHALK

    Sunday, 12th June, 2016   10.30am to 4pm Hutchinson’s Bank Nature Reserve is a very special London green space, comprising chalk grassland which is managed by London Wildlife Trust. Known for over 30 species of butterfly including the Small Blue, Grizzled skipper, Dark green fritillary, it also supports wild orchids, greater Read more [...]

  • Oasis Farm Waterloo

    In June 2015, a new urban farm opened its gates in Lambeth, a stone’s throw from London’s South Bank. The result of a partnership between Oasis Hub Waterloo and educational charity Jamie’s Farm, the Oasis Farm Waterloo aims to become a thriving community resource for Lambeth and Southwark, offering workshops Read more [...]

  • Wellcome Community Action 2018

    Community Action 2018, taking place between the Monday 2nd – Friday 13th July, will see staff from across the Wellcome forming teams to help 16 projects in the local area in need of volunteers – it’s also a great chance to get to know the wider community and also each Read more [...]

  • Cob in the Community

    London’s leading cob building experts, enthusiasts and educational specialists. Working with London clay and communities in schools, growing and community groups since 2008.  Projects include: Sculpted areas at Vauxhall City Farm, St Joseph’s School Archway Cob and straw bale community building at Meadow Orchard, Crouch End Heated benches at Transition Heathrow, in Read more [...]

  • Make Jabujicaba the Movie

    Voices for Nature are story tellers for social justice and saving our planet. We base our work on a specially written eco-thriller set in Brazil’s rainforests. Brazil is bankrupt and the Amazon rainforest is up for auction…. We have entered Richard Branson’s #VOOM2016 competition with the pitch Make Jabujicaba The Movie.  Read more [...]

  • Kindling Play and Training

    Kindling Play and Training delivers QCF accredited Forest Schools Practitioner Training at OCN (Open Awards) Level 1 through to Level 3.  These training courses can be delivered in house for up to 16 participants. All courses are facilitated by Lily Horseman an experienced and creative trainer and Forest School practitioner. Read more [...]

  • The Urb Farm

    Growing People is a charity and horticultural social enterprise based on Wolverton’s Urb Farm where the small team of staff work with disengaged young people and volunteers to grow food for the local community. The 2.5 acres of land in the heart of residential Wolverton has been managed by the Read more [...]

  • Outdoor People

    Outdoor People is a not-for-profit social enterprise, dedicated to making the outdoors easy, especially for children and families. We are a great outdoors shop, we do research, we get involved in projects and campaigns and we work with others to get everyone, especially children, outdoors more! Why? Because we can’t Read more [...]

  • Sing For Your Supper

    Sing For Your Supper is a microfunding project inspired by the ‘Project Soup’ movement and run under the Cardiff Transition banner. We aim to help raise funds and distribute them to local community and sustainability groups, while highlighting food based issues, such as health, food security, and ethical, sustainable food Read more [...]

  • Wildwood Community Cafe

    Delicious, hot vegetarian food, teas, coffee using organic and fairtrade ingredients and fresh food grown on site. Wildwood café is part of a unique closed-loop demonstration  Come and experience a circular, sustainable approach to food where biogas from an on-site biodigester is used to cook food grown using liquid fertiliser Read more [...]

  • Transition Worthing Greenspaces

    Transition Town Worthing have been given the opportunity to create local food gardens in Worthing Town Centre and we are currently working on The Haven to create free fruit and veg for those who need it (like Incredible Edible) as well as enhancing this lovely spot in the park with Read more [...]

  • Only Connect

    Only Connect is London’s creative criminal justice charity, rooted in community. Our vision is a more connected, human and just society, where we all choose a crime free life. The focus of our work is innovation to reduce re-offending. We work with Londoners aged 16+ with recent experience of the justice Read more [...]

  • Forest of Hearts

    A new 5 acre forest garden where we will grow over 100 edible flowers, shrubs, herbs, trees, climbers and perennial vegetables. Our mission is “edible gardens for good” and we have the following aims: To grow a wide range of edible crops To support good causes To promote health and well being Read more [...]

  • PopFarm

    PopFarm is a community growing space at PopBrixton. It launches in spring of 2016, and aims to provide free education and community engagement in its gardens, and in those of local schools and community organisations. We will be growing food for the caterers on site, and supporting people into employment Read more [...]

  • Earthworm Watch

    Earthworm Watch aims to improve knowledge of how humans affect earthworms and how this influences soil health. Data collection for the project has now finished but you can visit our website for results and survey materials are still available for use. The survey should take under an hour and involves Read more [...]

  • Bristol Soup

    Bristol Soup is a project that holds grassroots events to crowdfund ideas that can help our community. It is all about encouraging community projects within the city or helping out with any new innovative ideas that could benefit Bristol and is micro-funded by the audience on the night. It is Read more [...]

  • The Trading Post

    “The Trading Post” is an awesome Community Building that is home to a number of different social action and community projects all run by volunteers from Coulby Newham Baptist Church and in partnership with the local community. Current we run the following projects weekly and we have plans to grow Read more [...]

  • Peckham’s Wild Patch

    An opportunity for people from the local area to manage Bellenden Road Nature Garden. This involves learning skills in conservation, wildlife friendly gardening and optional participation for training in leadership skills and health and safety. There will be regular sessions run by a community engagement officer until the end of Read more [...]

  • Are We Ready?

    ‘Are We Ready?’ is a simple package of resources (available here) to support community groups to start conversations about how they can become a more resilient community that is able to respond creatively to the impacts of climate change and to reducing fossil fuel dependence. It consists of a short film, Read more [...]

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