The Ecology Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC028174

The organisation provides direct experience of the environment to help improve people's quality of life. We raise awareness of the environment and develop individual, group and community involvement in improving the environment for the benefit of all.

Current opportunities

The Ecology Centre are an ecological charity based at Kinghorn Loch. We host a number of volunteering activities, and our main day is Wednesday where we host a shared lunch for up to 30 volunteers. Using produce sourced mainly from our garden and working in a professional kitchen, you will be working with our facilities supervisor, creating many different meals from soups, tray bakes and puddings. We also require help on a Thursdays preparing our meal for our dementia friendly sessions. With additional baking being produced for us in our Café. If you feel that you can help out you will be very welcomed, no skills are needed as fully training will be given including basic food hygiene certification. We start working in the kitchen at 10AM and work through until 1400, however the amount of time you spend with us is solely down to you.

The Ecology Centre are an ecological charity based at Kinghorn Loch. We are always looking for volunteers to help out around the site. We offer various different roles which are easily tailored to fit most physical capabilities. You could be working around the site repairing paths, planting trees, preparing beds and helping our staff team keep on top of the weeds, whilst also tackling the main project that come about each season We also have a fantastic market garden with 2 polytunnels which requires constant weeding, watering, sowing and harvesting throughout the year. We also do lots of conservation work around the site, including site surveys and habitat preservation. This year we will be looking at raising 1000’s of plants to use around the site and in our market garden, whilst also making some available to local community groups. Our Wednesday volunteering session includes a free shared lunch with the majority of the produce coming from our market garden. We also share a lot of the produce we harvest with our volunteers through our community fridge No experience is required as full training will be provided