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Volunteers & Training

The Sharpham Outdoors Project offers a host of opportunities to young adults about to embark on a career relating to the environment.

These opportunities include supporting the educational provision of the project by volunteering as a mentor or becoming a LEMUR trainee taking responsibility for the offer we make to schools locally and further afield or joining the estates volunteer team tackling scrub management there’s something for everyone.

We run a range training courses, for those looking to gain scientific skills to add to the CV and including qualifications through to craft activities for those with an interest in our shared heritage and in learning a new skill.

We offer both national and international training opportunities with partners across Europe via our links with Ambios and work with a host of partners across the region and even across England to train the next generation of environmental professionals.

Please see the website for current opportunities or alternatively get in touch.

A place to get active

In the words of our visitors

  • Thank you Anna (and John) for a memorable couple of days. Lots of really genuine and deep enthusiasm from the young people that shared the experience. The beauty of the place and your warmth and clarity really has had an effect this year. It would be great to return next year and build on that with some of the same students (currently nearly all keen to sign up now!) It was a real privilege to be part of and witness such a real epiphany for some of them, concentrating on creating space to grow and wonder was definitely the best approach Thank you so much.
  • Bruce (and Louise) and 17 grubby, tired, transformed teenagers (A school group of 13-15 year-olds taking part in Forest School type activities and camping out overnight in shelters on the estate)
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Forthcoming events

See all our forthcoming events, courses and retreats in the what's on section of the site

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Get in touch

If you would like to know more about the information on this page, please contact:

Name: Sharpham Outdoors Project Manager Tel: 01803 732747 Email:outdoors@sharphamtrust.org

Address: Lower Sharpham Barton Farm, Ashprington Totnes TQ9 7DX.