Volunteering with The Environmental Champions!
The Hounslow Environmental Champions Program aims to connect environmental groups and individuals in our borough. Our goal is to create a cleaner, greener, and more sustainable community by bringing together like-minded champions of the environment. We believe that by uniting our efforts and resources, we can make a significant positive impact in Hounslow.
What We Offer:
Monthly Litter Picks: Get involved in our monthly litter picks and be part of the hands-on effort to keep our borough clean and beautiful. We collaborate with various groups to cover different areas each month, making a tangible difference to our environment. Get in touch if you would like us to come and support your litter pick!
Monthly Workshops: Our workshops are tailored to the needs of organisations and individuals alike. From sowing seeds, pruning, hedge laying or planting flowering bulbs to wildlife-focused initiatives like building insect hotels and caring for hedgehogs, we have something for everyone. Let us know if you have a project idea, we can run a workshop for you and your volunteer's providing expertise and equipment.
E-Newsletter: Stay informed about the latest environmental news and updates in the borough through our regular e-newsletter. Be the first to know about upcoming events, workshops, and opportunities to get involved in exciting environmental projects.
Project Support: Support with project management and engaging your community from Sylvia our Community Project Officer
Access to tools and specialist gardening equipment: Free to hire for all champions and horticultural expertise from Sara our fabulous gardener.
WhatsApp Group: Join our WhatsApp group to stay connected with fellow champions and environmental events in the borough.
What’s in the works:
Monthly Online Environmental Champion Forum & Talks: Join us for engaging monthly forums and talks where environmental groups, resident associations, and individuals gather to share ideas, discuss challenges, and collaborate on innovative solutions. These sessions are tailored to you, topics range from river management to the protection of hedgehogs and other local wildlife. We also run in-person meet-up providing you a chance to get to know your fellow champions over a cuppa.
Hounslow Environmental Champion Platform: Be part of our vibrant online platform, where you can actively participate in environmental activities and share your own events with the community. This platform aims to create a virtual space for collaboration and collective action.
We are open to partnerships and collaborations with various organisations and community centres, including Friends of Groups, Green Gyms, and cultural organisations. Together, we can make a significant difference in our community's environmental well-being.
If you are looking for weekly volunteering activities or seeking corporate volunteering opportunities, we are here to help. Sign up with us in no longer than 5 minutes, and we will connect you with the right organisations in your area.
For inquiries, partnership opportunities, or any questions, feel free to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us now and let's make a positive impact together!