The local partner: Dean Castle Country Park covers over 200 acres, and is nestled in the heart of Kilmarnock. The Country Park boasts beautiful woodland walks, an adventure playground, urban farm, visitor centre, tearoom, shop and a fantastic 14th century castle housing world class collections including historic weapons, armour and musical instruments. You can explore the park using scenic paths and trails – each season brings with it ever changing plants and wildlife that you might spy along the way. With over 80 hectares of countryside within a very urban area, the park is a great place to get away from the stresses of everyday life and see some fantastic wildlife.
Sport Events: Our partner East Ayrshire Leisure works closely with Dean Castle Country Park and provides sporting opportunities to the local Kilmarnock area. You will also be joining Scotland Sports Future a committed partner whose mission it is to Use the power of sport to inspire young people to make positive lifestyle choices. They have special events planned for the European Championships which you will help support. Please see separate attachment for more info on sporting events.
Work: At Dean Castle, you’ll be carrying out practical conservation work including footpath maintenance and invasive species management. This conservation work at Dean Castle Country Park and across their path network of East Ayrshire is helping improve access for outdoor activities for the community. Additionally, with East Ayrshire Leisure you’ll be volunteering at the Ayrshire Athletics Arena, helping run coaching sessions and summer boot camps.
We will be doing sports volunteering with partner Scotland Sports Futures when the European Championships comes to Glasgow this August. You will be involved showcasing the incredible opportunities there are for people of all ages and abilities to get active or try a new sport. This will involve a variety of sporting events run at the iconic Glasgow Green!
Accommodation: The volunteers will be housed in a 4 bunk rooms in accommodation located in country park. There is a kitchen with cooking equipment available for the volunteers to use at the centre as well as a recreational space. There will also be showers available.
NOMADs projektidel tagastatakse reisikulud 80% ulatuses. 18-25 aastastel kuni 210€ ja 26-30 aastastel kuni 280€.
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