Tag: volunteering

Paddle Boarding the Shannon: The Eco-Tripping Team

Paddle Boarding the Shannon: The Eco-Tripping Team

Posted by Emily Cooper

This summer, a group of three intrepid explorers are paddle boarding the river Shannon in aid of river conservation, in association with The Rivers Trust. William Bossman, Liam Harrison and Oli Black—collectively the Eco-Tripping team—are setting off on a fantastic adventure over the summer. The best part? They're using the…

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Celebrating Our Volunteers

Celebrating Our Volunteers

Posted by Emily Cooper

As Volunteers Week 2019 draws to a close, we want to take the opportunity to celebrate the heart of the Rivers Trust movement: our volunteers. From those of you who come to one event a year, to those who attend every event they can—we are so grateful to all of…

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How Volunteering Could Improve your Wellbeing

How Volunteering Could Improve your Wellbeing

Posted by Emily Cooper

It's well known that volunteering can benefit the environment and other people—but what about its effects on your personal wellbeing? We know that you don't volunteer for your own benefit. Most people who volunteer do it for purely selfless reasons, and we're incredibly grateful for that! Despite this, it's worth…

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The Power of Youth Volunteers

The Power of Youth Volunteers

Posted by Emily Cooper

Today, we are celebrating the power of youth volunteers! Young people today are under a huge amount of pressure—whether that’s from social media, school, or the tiny matter of the global climate crisis... Despite this, they still find the time to come and fight for our rivers - and they…

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Volunteers Week 2019

Volunteers Week 2019

Posted by Emily Cooper

It's Volunteers Week! To mark the occasion, we're going to spend this week giving you a whistle-stop tour through volunteering with the Rivers Trust movement—ending with a celebration of our fantastic volunteers. So, without further ado, let's get started with by addressing two key questions: what is volunteers week, and…

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