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Wild Ideas

"To give communities, groups and individuals the skills to connect to and take action for nature."

Who We Help, Why We Help & the Difference It Makes

Wild Ideas is a not-for-profit organisation which exists to support communities and individuals to connect to and take action for our environment.

We do this beginning with your starting point on the journey to:

EXPLORE | LOVE | CONSERVE

Do you have an idea for a project?

Don’t let a lack of funding or project management stop you from doing it – that’s why we’re here.

We make your projects happen at no cost to you

The Wild Ideas team give schools, charities, groups and voluntary and community organisations the support they need to make a difference to local lives and issues.

Our Services Are

Free

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What We Do

Whether you're just starting to think about wildlife or if you're developing your activities and projects, Wild Ideas is here to help you:

MAKING YOUR PROJECT IDEAS A REALITY

Our team are experienced in the management of projects from conception  and development, through funding, delivery, evaluation and handover or end of project. We will discuss your ideas with you  and help you to develop and fund your activities


SUPPORT FOR NEW GROUPS

We have over 20 years’ experience in supporting new groups and organisations to set up their systems, processes and policies and to carry out engagement activities and recruit supporters. Let us know what support you would like in our contact form below.

What can we help with?

  • Training, advice and guidance in habitat creation/enhancement, species ecology and identification
  • Site management plans, conservation advice
  • Ecological surveys, Environmental Impact advice
  • Wildlife walk and talks and training to undertake these
  • Well-being in nature activities, equine therapy (in partnership with Healing Hooves Devon)
  • Training in community-friendly species surveys, including protected species (non-regulated surveys, not requiring licenced surveyors)
  • Group services (group creation, policy and procedure, project planning)
  • Delivery of wildlife and conservation projects
  • Funding and project development

WORK-RELATED TRAINING AND SUPPORT

Bespoke training, volunteer and work  placements to help you to gain the experience you need to take the next step in your dream conservation career.

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Volunteer

Volunteering with Wild Ideas makes a real difference for wildlife and communities.


If you would like to get in touch regarding practical volunteer opportunities in South Devon, please email [email protected]

COMPLETE AND RETURN A VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION FORM TO GET STARTED:

You can download a Volunteer Registration Form – here
and return it to [email protected]

For a chat about any of our roles or any other way you would like to get involved, please contact our Programmes Co-ordinator, Debs Rylands on 07786 44 816

CURRENT ROLES:

Regional Pledge Co-ordinator – Wild Ideas Nature Networks:

We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic volunteer to co-ordinate and bring the Nature Networks project to life in their region of the UK.

This initiative aims to stimulate grassroots action to save our biodiversity for future generations.

Volunteer Role Description Pledge Co-ordinator

Wild at Home Volunteer Officer:

Wild Ideas want to support communities to stay healthy and wild during this difficult time. If you share this aim, could you be our Wild at Home Volunteer Officer?

Volunteer Role Description –  Wild at Home Volunteer Officer

Social Media Platform Co-ordinator:

We are seeking a motivated and energetic volunteer, who will co-ordinate our social media messages over one or more platforms, to encourage and support wildlife and well-being activity in homes and gardens and stimulate small, grassroots action to save our biodiversity for future generations.

Social-Media-Co-ordinator

Wild Themes Content Creator:

We are seeking a motivated and energetic volunteer, who will undertake practical activity, research, and engagement of professionals and community members to deliver social media messages which encourage and support learning in nature through a variety of art and science activities, linked to Wild Ideas’ theme weeks.

Wild Themes Content Creator

Volunteer Funding Officer:

We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic volunteer to develop and deliver funding bids to support our work to deliver activities and engagement to stimulate grassroots action to save our biodiversity for future generations.

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Additional Info

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