Beddington Park Tree Warden
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Do you love trees and being outdoors? This is a great opportunity to build your knowledge of trees, from identification to woodland management. The Tree Wardens support the trees in Beddington Park carrying out a range of activities including surveying, recording, planting, pruning and inspecting for diseases. With 1000s of trees to look after in the park the volunteer team provide valuable support to the Borough's Tree Wardens.No previous knowledge is required. Training opportunities, both formal and informal, are provided across the course of each year, with additional learning on the go. Tree Wardens meet to carry out weekly tasks on a Tuesday afternoon, but additional sessions take place as well as independent work, allowing volunteers to be involved around their availability. The Tree Warden Scheme is a national initiative supported by The Tree Council.
No previous knowledge necessary. Just a passion for trees and a willingness to learn and get stuck in.
The Tree Warden scheme provides great well-being benefits through being physical and active outdoors.
There are some great training opportunities provided throughout the year.
Tea/Coffee/Biscuits available in our brand new volunteer room!
Further location details may be provided below.
The main hub for the Tree Wardens is in the volunteer room in the Pavilion Cafe, but work is carried out throughout the park.
The park is accessible by bus routes 407 and 410 (Croydon Road/Church Road), 463 (Croydon Road and Guy Road), 455 (Guy Road) and 151 (London Road, Beddington Park)
Car parking is available by the Pavilion Cafe.
You will be asked to log in or register your details
All are welcome to join the Tree Wardens in Beddington Park!
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You need to commit to a regular volunteering opportunity of around an hour a week. The table below shows the commitment required for each level of the DofE.
Minimum time: 3 or 6 monthsYou must do one of your volunteering, Physical or Skills sections for 6 months, the others for 3.
Minimum time: 6 or 12 monthsIf you heven't achieved your Bronze Award, you must extend your volunteering or the longer of your Physical or Skills sections to 12 months.
Minimum time: 12 or 18 monthsIf you heven't achieved your Silver Award, you must extend your volunteering or the longer of your Physical or Skills sections to 18 months.