National Marine Week 2018
Every year the Wildlife Trusts celebrate National Marine Week; a UK wide initiative to celebrate our oceans and to engage and inspire people to get more involved in their local…
Want to make a difference to your area, your planet and your future?
The Beach Rangers’ Academy offers you the chance to learn new life skills, meet new people, get active, make a difference to the environment and boost your CV.
The future is in your hands.
To find out how you can make a difference scroll down.
Bronze runs between September and April. We want you to be inspired to volunteer, so if there’s something you want to get involved with, then you can.
Silver runs between May and October. We want you to be inspired to volunteer, so if there’s something you want to get involved with, then you can.
Gold runs between October and June. We want you to be inspired to volunteer, so if there’s something you want to get involved with, then you can.
Beach Rangers has been designed to allow you to take part in a capacity that suits you. We want you to enjoy being a Beach Ranger and build your skills, as well as doing great work for the environment.
You can take part in a way that suits you. Individual training sessions can be certified.
But if you want to complete the Beach Rangers programme, there is a minimum amount of time you need to commit.
Bronze = 15 hours volunteering and 15 hours well-being activity
Silver = 25 hours volunteering and 15 hours well-being activity
Gold = 40 hours volunteering and 15 hours well-being activity
There’s a whole load of activities you can do like beach cleans, helping out at youth groups and supporting charities.
There are also local marine conservation groups established around Cornwall who are always on the look out for volunteers.
Anything that gets you out and active. There’s running, walking, dance, fitness classes, kite flying, dog walking, football, rugby, SUP, badminton, horse riding, surfing, skateboarding, rollerskating and swimming.
There’s loads of different training covering a range of interests. Stuff like first aid, STEM training, how to make money and learning about animal rescue with the RSPCA.
When it comes to UCAS or job applications, it’s important to stand out from the crowd. Volunteering can help you do this. It helps you get a foot in the door as it improves employability, gives you an opportunity to meet new people and network, boosts your CV, helps you understand time management and makes people feel better.