Have you ever considered volunteering a small amount of your time to get involved in improving your local environment?
Volunteering gives you the opportunity to be active and get fit, make new friends and what you get in return is a real sense of achievement for a job well done.
About volunteering in Bury
Volunteering is a great way to try something new, gain experience and help others in your community. Here you will find brief information and contact details about just a few of the volunteering opportunities available throughout Bury.
Bury Volunteer Service (a consortium of voluntary and community groups) runs a volunteer service that helps match volunteers to placements and supports organisations using volunteers. Phone 0161 797 1968 to arrange an informal interview.
Could you get hands-on with Bury in Bloom? To help keep Bury blooming we need more willing volunteers to help out with a range of activities. Could you help plant-up a horticultural display? Could you help with watering or weeding? Could you help with litter picking? We have many activities suitable for volunteers and we also welcome suggestions from individuals and groups. Phone 0161 253 5266 to find out more.
Bury Ranger Service (part of Bury Council) are always on the lookout for volunteers of all ages to help look after Bury's parks and countryside. Volunteer rangers are recruited to work on a wide range of tasks ranging from minor green space improvements to organising events. Phone 0161 253 6923 to find out what might suit you.
BTCV work with thousands of volunteers a year up and down the country at lots of different sites so there is the chance to go to a variety of locations. Phone 0161 796 6404 to find out about trying a variety tasks from tree planting to dry stone walling, footpath construction to creating wildlife habitats.
Sustrans work with many partners to develop and look after cycle routes and as a volunteer you become a part of this team. Sustrans rangers help to look after and promote a section of the National Cycle Network near to their home and so encourage more people to walk and cycle. Phone 0161 280 3497 for more information or to apply.