Volunteer with the Tea Boat Project

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The project offers many opportunities to get involved or use the service. This will include mentoring and counselling, teaching of a wide range of skills and support in such areas as CV writing, job applications, interview techniques and communication skills. Other areas will include administration and practical tasks such as landscaping. Improve the environment and promote recreational and community activities to inspire and advance the prospects and aspirations not only of residents.

The project will also enhance the surrounding environment through landscaping and involvement with local environmental issues. The plan is to reintroduce indigenous plant and animal species to the area and provide a more attractive area to sit, enjoy good food and refreshments by the river. The overall objective is to help and guide people to take responsibility and ownership for the environment and provide focal points and activities for local communities and visitors.Working with local schools and colleges to educate young people on the values of diversity, sustainability and preservation and encourage them to engage in supportive activities.Working with some of the local community, nature and conservation groups to identify where the charity's scheme can support other strategies for the benefit of Staines as a whole.

What skills do I need?

We are looking for volunteers with all sorts of skills. The project is rapidly growing so here are a few things that you could get involved with:

Setting up or helping with the cafe.

The boats, which will also be a youth project.

Extending the clearing and landscaping,

Help with admin, including liaison and PR.

Supervising volunteer teams.

General maintenance on the site.

Events and fundraising.

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The Tea Boat Project (VSNS)

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  • Children
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Environment
  • Young People


  • Administration and Office
  • Catering
  • Conservation
  • DIY & Odd Jobs
  • Gardening
  • Youth Work


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