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1. Conducting fixed point photographic surveys to monitor alterations in the landscape and urban environment

2. Compile historic images of Northumberland and create an archive to examine long term changes.

Existing skills & Experience needed

Commitment to working outdoors in all weathers - Essential

Photographic experience and use of own camera - Essential

Familiarisation of computers to create photographic archives - Essential

Risk assessment and health & safety training (provided by Coast Care) - Essential

Effective communication skills (keeping in touch and providing updates/reports) - Essential

Record volunteering on "Better Impact" (volunteer database)- Essential

The use and care of GPS and valuable camera equipment (Training provided)- Essential

Skills Development offered

  • Training in risk assessment, health & safety and first aid
  • Opportunity to display in a photographic exhibit
  • Impact on historical recording keeping
  • Specialist heritage skills training
  • Opportunity to attend volunteer networking days hosted by Coast Care and partners
  • Opportunity to build experience for career development

Support Available

  • Personal protective equipment will be provided when needed
  • Support and advice will be provided by project and partner staff
  • ID badge will be provided

Time Commitment Needed

A regular commitment is required but this can be in your own time. However, regular timesheets will be required and volunteers must keep in regular contact with the Coast Care project team.

Any other relevant information

  • All volunteers are expected to adhere to health & safety and other policy requirements
  • Volunteers may work with support workers as appropriate

For more information


Tel: 07816603953

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