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Why Volunteer?

Coast Care is a new volunteer scheme, designed to conserve and manage the beautiful Northumbrian coastline.The area faces a number of challenges from coastal erosion, the impact of invasive species and increased pressure from human activities.

Make a difference in an area you care about.

Volunteering with Coast Care you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to our historic, natural and cultural environment forever.

As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to acquire new skills or develop existing interests. Coast Care has a range of volunteering opportunities suitable for all ages, abilities and backgrounds.

Volunteering is an excellent opportunity to socialise and meet like-minded people. You will become a valued member of our team while staying active and gaining confidence in your abilities.

Coast Care is a great way to meet like minded people.

Anna Chouler
Project Assistant (Volunteer Engagement and Communication)

Career Benefits

For some, volunteering can be a great way to get back into employment or an invaluable way to build your experience as you look for your dream job. Volunteering with Coast Care, you will develop and gain new skills which can enhance your CV and improve your employment prospects. 

We will support you to gain professional knowledge and experience and can also provide valuable employment references when required. 

Coast Care volunteers play an important role in the protection and management of the beautiful Northumbrian coastline. If you would like to submerge yourself in local history, get up close and personal with wildlife and help to conserve an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty then get in touch.

Our Partners

With support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, we are working together with Northumberland Wildlife Trust, Seahouses Development Trust and Northumberland Coast AONB to look after our coastal environment.

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4 months in  the life of a Project Assistant

4 months in the life of a Project Assistant

16th May 2019

Well, my first few months with Coast Care have flown by!...

Pirri Pirri – A prickly problem

Pirri Pirri – A prickly problem

14th March 2019

Pirri Pirri or to give it it’s scientific name Acaena novae-zelandiae is a prickly problem on the ...


Bamburgh  Beach Clean

Bamburgh Beach Clean

20th Jun 2019 @ 10:00am
Bamburgh Castle - Practical Maintenace

"I met some wonderful people and really felt that my work helped make a difference to my local area."

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