Friends Group Member

  • VO65617


Description

As a Friend of Dundee Law you will be part of a team of enthusiastic people, giving their time to make our most iconic green space better for everyone. You can develop your interests and learn from others in Nature and wildlife, Geology and Archaeology, Practical Conservation, Committee admin, People and community involvement, Promotion.

The group are involved in activities committee meetings, advice to the council, cutting back overgrown vegetation, wildlife surveys, historical researching etc. You can help put on events for the public or make use of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for training.

Organisation aims and objectives

Friends of Dundee Law is a new group and is part of the Dundee Law Heritage Project. This is a two year Heritage Lottery/Dundee City Council funded project aiming to physically improve the infrastructure of Dundee Law as well as increase community involvement at the site. The Friends Group is currently supported by Dundee City Council, but may become an independent voice for users and volunteers of the Law. There is a part-time Community Participation Officer employed until 2018 to help develop community use and involvement in the Law. Volunteers can become involved in 1) the Friends of the Law meetings or 2) practical projects carrying out research into the fascinating history of the Law or 3) practical projects helping to look after the Law’s landscape and biodiversity 4) carrying out biodiversity surveys finding out what wildlife lives on the Law. There are regular practical conservation sessions where tools and training are provided.

Restrictions

Experience required: No minimum skills, enthusiastic about the natural world and good at talking to others.
Travel details: At Dundee Law or close by. 22 Hilltown, 27 Hill Street
Minimum age: 16

Support

Training details: There is a fund to help with training of volunteers, linked to the Law Heritage Project or personal development linked to the support of the Friends of Dundee Law.

Last updated 3 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.