Volunteer interview - Paul French

Volunteering with the Steel Valley Project? “Give it a try!”

We have a great team of volunteers here at the Steel Valley Project, some who have been with us for years and others who joined us relatively recently. Earlier this year, Paul French was looking at local volunteering opportunities on a website and found the Steel Valley Project. He'd already seen the work which we'd … Continue reading Volunteering with the Steel Valley Project? “Give it a try!”

1st month as volunteer - Jan 2018

The first month in the life of a Steel Valley Project volunteer

Here at the Steel Valley Project, we rely heavily on our team of volunteers - from working on practical conservation tasks at local nature sites, right through to involvement in environmental education sessions with local schools and communities. How do I become a volunteer? We advertise for volunteers in a wide variety of places - … Continue reading The first month in the life of a Steel Valley Project volunteer

Environmental Project Officer job

Work with us – Environmental Project Officer

Steel Valley Project is a long standing and award winning countryside management partnership based in Stocksbridge, near Sheffield, South Yorkshire. We are currently seeking an Environmental Project Officer, working 22.5 hours per week, to deliver our environmental projects and lead a team of dedicated volunteers.  The role is on a 1 year temporary contract (with … Continue reading Work with us – Environmental Project Officer

Pond Relining SNIS

Pond Reconstruction Work for Stocksbridge Nursery and Infant School

Volunteers from the Steel Valley Project recently spent 3 days clearing overgrown vegetation and relining the pond at Stocksbridge Nursery and Infant School. The pond has been in place for many years, but the lining had sprung a leak meaning that remedial action needed to be taken. What kind of maintenance work was carried out? … Continue reading Pond Reconstruction Work for Stocksbridge Nursery and Infant School

SHS Work Experience

Work Experience Placement in Countryside Management

The Steel Valley Project has been supporting work experience placements from Stocksbridge High School for over 10 years now. As part of our ongoing collaboration, one of their pupils recently spent a couple of weeks working with our Environmental Project Officer, Kate Hughes, and the volunteer team. The student, currently in Year 10, spent time … Continue reading Work Experience Placement in Countryside Management