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Volunteer Opportunities

 


Photo credits: Colin Johnson, Darby Alderson, David Wake, Rebecca Launchbury



Stewardship Volunteer Program

We're excited to launch our revamped Stewardship Volunteer Program!

Stewardship and restoration contributes to healthy ecosystems and wildlife populations, as well as safe and positive visitor experiences at our nature reserves. In addition to helping with conservation, volunteering with TTLT is a great way to spend some time in nature, meet like minded-people, learn and share your knowledge and experience, and have some fun along the way. We're pleased to offer an increased range of opportunities to help out with this work, including some weekend opportunities. 

Take a look through the role descriptions listed below, then fill out our volunteer application form to get started.

Volunteer Roles:

Check out our events page to see some upcoming volunteer events including Buckthorn Busts, gardening, and seed collecting.


Diversifying Conservation

Stay tuned for some volunteer opportunities coming soon! 


Committees

Membership and Marketing Committee Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers on our Membership and Marketing Committee (M&M). This is a great opportunity to make a noticeable impact on TTLT and our community. The expectations of this role is to attend the committee meetings approximately once every 2 months, volunteer at some of the events hosted by the M&M Committee, and bring enthusiasm for new ideas and passion to our great cause.

The Membership and Marketing Committee provides guidance to staff and the Board on matters relating to maintaining and increasing the membership base of TTLT and increasing the profile of the Trust. Its tasks include:

  • Communicating with TTLT members, including the TaTTLer newsletter
  • Cultivating media relations
  • Organizing public events, such as the annual EcoFolk concert and Passport to Nature program
  • Planning for other promotional activities including presentations and event displays
  • Recruiting members, donors, and volunteers

Interested? Please contact Colin at [email protected] or 519-858-3442.

Finance Committee Volunteer

Thames Talbot Land Trust (TTLT) is recruiting additional members to serve as finance committee members. Ideally this individual will be interested in joining the Board of Directors and assuming the Treasurer role in 2022/23.

We are looking for board members with backgrounds or knowledge in finance, accounting, and investment management.

Position Title: Member of the Finance Committee

Length of Term: Three year term

Job description

 See Terms of Reference

Time Demands (approximate)

• Attending and actively participate in at least 75% of committee meetings (6 meetings annually, ca. 2 hours in length).
• Attending special events such as fundraisers and other events.

Interested? Please submit your résumé and covering letter to Finance Committee Chair Adrienne James at [email protected] by September 30, 2021.


Share Your Story

Writing for the TTLT Blog Page

Thames Talbot Land Trust publishes a variety of stories and information. Whether it is about your connection to nature, our nature reserves and your experiences there, the animals that live and inhabit the nature reserves, a concern that should be brought forward, or an environmental activist that deserves recognition, we want to publish it! Our posts are meant to inspire and captivate nature lovers. If we can create a community of nature lovers, we can create a passion to conserve the natural world that surrounds us.

Are you interested in sharing your story? Send a brief (two to three sentence long) outline of your potential blog post to [email protected] We require all submissions to be of original work and related to nature and/or conservation.