Forest Youth Club Volunteer (Garvagh People's Forest)


Garvagh People's Forest

Forest Youth Club Volunteer

Garvagh People’s Forest has as its mission to grow value in the forest with and for local people with a simple premise: time outside makes us feel better and when we feel better we are in a better place to do interesting things for ourselves and with others.

Role Description:

Forest Youth Club is a unique learning experience that offers children and young people regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self esteem through hands on learning experiences in a natural environment.

What’s involved?

  • Helping to set up before a Forest Youth Club session
  • Helping enable children to take part in activities
  • Helping to clean and tidy following a session
  • Undertaking other appropriate assistance in relation to the Forest Youth Club
  • You can also be involved in the planning process to help develop ideas for Forest Youth Club Sessions

Desirable Skills:

  • No skills or experience is required as training will be provided.
  • This opportunity may interest you if you would like to gain experience of working with children and young people, or build your knowledge of outdoor learning.
  • At Garvagh People’s Forest we value teamwork; our Forest School could not run without the help and support of volunteers.
  • If you are enthusiastic and enjoy working in teams get in contact and help us make learning fun.


  • Must be over 16 years old
  • Day/ Time required: Last Saturday of every month 2-4pm
  • Location: Garvagh Forest/Garvagh Community Building

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