Get Involved / Vacancies

There are a lot of ways to get involved, all our projects have volunteering opportunities. You could learn new skills, help us with events, do some research, run pub quizzes the list is almost endless. We’d love to have you involved and will support you with our induction process. Some of our current opportunities are listed below.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES…Know anyone who might be interested?

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What? Join us to do some bracken bashing and weeding around our newly planted trees. We have planted over 7000 with volunteer help in the last 2 years and they need a bit of TLC to help them grow.

When?throughout June in Langdale, the western shore of Windermere and Scandale Beck.

ContactBooking essential. Email or phone for more details and to book on and we’ll send you confirmation of your place on each day, details of where to meet and what to bring amanda.hancock@windermere-reflections.org.uk 015394 34401/ 07919 392803. Once we have your details we can also inform you of any changes in plan due to adverse weather.

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What? – Lake Cake street theatre volunteersfor our planned street theatre events (see Recipe for a Healthy Lake above). Could you get involved either ‘on stage’ or behind the scenes helping to create costumes and props? We’re also looking for volunteers to be in the crowd and give out information leaflets at the end of each performance. Full training will be provided. If you’re up for a bit of fun come and get involved in this minimal commitment required.

When? – Dates are being planned for 2014, give us a bell for more details.

Where? – Various locations throughout the catchment e.g. Kendal, Grasmere & Hawkshead.

Contact – Please call Debbie on 015394 34401 for a chat, or email Debbie.binch@windermere-reflections.org.uk.

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What?Pub Quizzers are you a quiz enthusiast? Is your local in our area (see link for map: http://www.windermere-reflections.org.uk/about-us/the-catchment) and does it have a quiz? We need enthusiastic and committed volunteers to help us set up a bevy of Windermere Reflections pub quiz rounds to be integrated into established quizzes (unless you think your local is up for setting up a new quiz and you’re keen). We will provide an introduction session so you know the sort of subjects we’re after.

When?Now onwards

Where?Any pub with a quiz in the Windermere Catchment.

Contact Liz Davey tel: 015394 34401 or liz.davey@windermere-reflections.org.uk

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What? - Ambassadors - Are you or do you know anyone who’s…

  •  a ‘people person’ who likes to make a difference?
  • well-connected in your community? Who’s part of a special interest group? Or who runs a business involved in networking with others
  • interested in helping to protect the environment of the Windermere catchment?
  • keen to help with our programme and promote our messages to your networks?
  • able to encourage people to work with us and take positive action?

Where? - Throughout the Windermere catchment (this includes Grasmere, Langdale, Esthwaite, Elterwater, Lakeside, as well as Ambleside and Windermere).

When? - Now onwards

Contact details: Debbie Binch tel: 015394 34401 or debbie.binch@windermere-reflections.org.uk