Whistlewood is only possible because of the great volunteers that support the project. We thank our volunteers for the fantastic support they have given the project so far!


Whistlewood Saturdays. We run regular Saturday afternoon volunteering from 1 – 4pm. Contact us by email or through Facebook to let us know you would like to come.
Orchard maintenance
Green woodworking
Creating infrastructure
Gardening and food growing – our Growing Together programme takes place every Tuesday from 10.30 – 12.30 pm from Spring through to Autumn
Helping with children’s activities/gardening/crafts
Be on a working group – such as a site working group/wildlife/Education/Events etc
Supporting an event
Work with local schools
Help with running the organisation, such as social media coverage, events admin, finance support and much more

√ The chance to meet other like-minded people and share ideas and enthusiasm

√ Volunteer benefits, such as reduced price site hire, free volunteer places on workshops and lunch vouchers at some of our events

√ Learn more about permaculture and get some practical experience putting permaculture into action

√ Catch up with people you have met on courses and at events

√ Have fun and feel great that you are helping to make the world more sustainable 

Children are welcome at almost all of our events. Children under 18 and vulnerable adults must be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for their supervision, discipline and any medication. We may be able to accommodate work experience/volunteers under 18 years by prior arrangement.

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We have an active Duke of Edinburgh Volunteering scheme.

If you would like to enquire please contact mailto:[email protected]

Corporate volunteering opportunities are available – please contact us to discuss your requirements

Email us to give us your details and let us know what type of volunteering you are interested in.

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