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Get Involved

Want to get involved in our projects? Volunteers play a vital role in our work at Cwm Arian – your commitment, skills and enthusiasm enable us to achieve great things!

Come along – volunteer with us to help people and nature thrive. Get fit, have fun and make connections.  

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?

It is easy! If you would like to register for any of the opportunities below, please email volunteers@cwmarian.org.uk stating the opportunity(s) you want to get involved with. Have something else to offer? Whether you like being indoors, outdoors, active or creative, we would be grateful to have you in our team. Get in touch and let us know how you want to be involved.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Y Stiwdio - Eco-building

A Studio for a Community. We are currently building a community studio in Hermon using ecological processes. Want to learn sustainable building skills and get involved with building the Studio? Volunteers needed for 5 days in late September to build the walls with Hempcrete Cymru. We can supply the necessary PPE. 2 spaces only, please get in touch asap to secure your place. Great to add to CV!

02

Y Stiwdio - Gardening and landscaping

Want to be involved with the design and creation of the outside area? Attend:

- our community design session in November to ensure your ideas shape the plans and/or

- a series of workdays in Spring 2022 to create the garden.

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Y Stiwdio - Interior design, painting and furnishing

Interested in being part of the design and creation of the interior of the Studio? In Spring 2022, come along to:

- our community design session to co-create the interior design plan

- an upcycled furniture-making workshop where we will turn materials from the old garage into new furnishings

04

Apple Juicing and Orchard Care

This Autumn, get involved with a series of community apple juicing days across Pembrokeshire using our mobile apple press! We need volunteers to:

- Operate the juicing kit, and/or collect apples

- Plant, manage and improve orchards.

Training provided! 

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Website Development

We are looking for someone to volunteer either from their own home, or at our office, to work on website re-design, development, and translation (into Welsh).

06

Balsam Bashing

Learn to identify and remove invasive Himalayan balsam by joining our regular balsam bashing group as a volunteer. Currently, activity is based in Tegryn and the surrounding area. Over time, and as we build up our volunteer base, our remit will widen.

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Tree Planting and Land Management

This Autumn and Winter we’re working with several sites across the county, creating new hedges, ‘gapping up’ existing hedgerows and ‘laying’ mature hedge lines. Learn about how hedges benefit biodiversity, how to plant and care for hedges and become a part of our marvellous planting team!