Volunteer Opportunities

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic Update 16/07/20:
We are now offering some volunteer days. We are keeping places limited, to help us manage coronavirus risks, and following government guidelines to assure appropriate coronavirus safety measures are in place; safety details available here.

For further details and enquiries please email us on info@newfuturesacademy.co.uk


Tree Planting Days:

Saturday 27th February 2021 (date changed from 7th Feb): Mill Leat Holistic Farm

A chance to learn about agroforestry and regenerative agriculture whilst planting trees in a beautiful location! 

Mill Leat Holistic Farm is an old Dartmoor farm being given a 'modern twist' with regenerative agriculture techniques. Farmer Oliver Lambeth will be there to tell us a bit about the work they are doing while we help plant various native and fruit trees around the farm.

Duration: Drop in planting session, 10 am till 3:30pm 

Location: Mill Leat Farm, Holne, TQ13 7RZ 

Sunday 28th February (date changed from 14th Feb): Little Barton, with Woods for Wellbeing

Come and help us plant trees at our Little Barton site. This event is being run in collaboration with The Woodland Presents 'Woods for Wellbeing' programme. This is a great chance to get outdoors and meet new people in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Location: Little Barton, Littlehempston

Suitable for: Ages 18 +. Booking is essential. Local travel only. Numbers limited.

Sunday 21st February: Little Barton, with Woods for Wellbeing

Details as above

Volunteer Days: Fridays and Sundays by arrangement.

Our volunteer days are a fantastic way to learn & develop practical skills and see permaculture in action! Come and help us develop our learning site in Little Barton! An opportunity perhaps to practice or learn new skills, enjoy working outdoors in our beautiful site, meet the team, hang out and have fun…

Contact us to register your interest, join our volunteer mailing list and find out dates.

Suitable for: All ages welcome, Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Young people age 12 to 16 must have signed parental consent if unaccompanied by parent.