Take your life in a new direction
5 reasons to volunteer
- It’s time for a change – do something new
- Share your skills – inspire and teach others, learn new skills
- Discover a new vocation – need a career change?
- Find community and confidence – meet new people, find new friends
- Put life in perspective – nurture your health and wellbeing in the woods
Read Ai-Lin’s fascinating volunteer story, and discover how volunteering opportunities could take your life in a new direction.
Volunteer with our Actif Woods Wales project by contacting a Woodland Mentor in your area: Actif Woods Wales
The purpose and Role of Welsh Government Woodland Estates
In July 2018 Natural Resources Wales published a report on the Purpose and Role of the Welsh Government Woodland Estate including a story about Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) and our Actif Woods Wales programme (click images below). See our Inspiring Reports page for the main report and 14 accompanying stories. Read our story (left to right – Cymraeg / Welsh):
by supporters of Coed Lleol:
- Welsh Government Case study (2015): Welsh Government Actif Woods Wales Study
- Eco Minds (2013)
- FCW (2011)
by Coed Lleol:
- 2012: Mind Aberystwyth – Adam Thorogood: Mind group case study
- 2012: Treherbert group – David’s story: David Pincott case study
- 2012: Treherbert group – Martin’s story: Martin Clatworthy case study
We are currently looking to compile some more case studies – if you are a participant or a partner for an Actif Woods Wales group and would like to share your story with us then please do – you can use these templates: if it helps
Stories can be anonymous if you prefer.
This post is also available in: Welsh