Corporate Volunteering

Connect with your team and with nature on your next corporate volunteering event in Manchester as you work together to repair the industrial impacts of Trafford Park here at Trafford Ecology Park.

Our inspirational location is perfect for a day away from the emails; offering fresh air, exercise and exposure to a diverse range of wildlife.

The benefits of outdoor corporate volunteering at Trafford Ecology Park, Manchester include:

  • Employees learn new, hands on skills.
  • Employees feel a great sense of achievement, preserving a Site of Biological Importance for years to come.
  • Employee’s health and wellbeing is boosted from spending time outdoors.
  • Employees feel connected to nature making them more receptive to Green initiatives within your business.

Our Corporate Project Leads have a fantastic reputation and will work with you in advance of your event to ensure it meets all your needs.

All activities are fully risk assessed and participants are given full health and safety instructions.

NEW FOR 2019!

You can now hire the Meeting Place for your business meeting requirements; an ideal setting for a team meeting before your volunteering  activities in the Ecology Park. Package deals available, see below.

Here’s a snapshot of how participants rated their experience at Trafford Ecology Park, Manchester:

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Corporate Volunteering Packages

Our corporate volunteer packages are inspired by the range of wildlife found within Trafford Ecology Park.

The ‘Newt’ corporate volunteer package is our basic corporate offer and can be undertaken as a full or half day package here at Trafford Ecology Park.

Employees will learn new hands-on skills as they complete tasks such as woodland management, path laying, development of the education and learning zone, or planting and greening around the site.

At the end of the day, volunteers will be able to see the outcomes and the quality of improvements in the environment.

Hot drinks are included within all of our corporate packages at Our Ecology Park and lunch can be added at an additional cost.

Our corporate volunteer packages are inspired by the range of wildlife found within Trafford Ecology Park.

The ‘Fox’ package is a full day event which is split into a morning and afternoon session.

In the morning you will be based in our inspirational meeting room, The Meeting Place, where you will be able to conduct your team strategy or visioning meeting.

In the afternoon reconnect with nature and your colleagues undertaking practical tasks in the park.

Employees will learn new hands-on skills as they complete tasks such as woodland management, path laying, development of the education and learning zone, or planting and greening around the site.

At the end of the day, volunteers will be able to see the outcomes and the quality of improvements in the environment.

Hot drinks are included within all of our corporate packages at Our Ecology Park and lunch can be added at an additional cost.

Our corporate volunteer packages are inspired by the range of wildlife found within Trafford Ecology Park.

The ‘Swan’ corporate volunteer package is a two day volunteering programme which includes classroom and on-site learning at Trafford Ecology Park.

This event starts in a classroom setting; making use of our inspirational meeting space you will work with our land and communities team to learn the principles of designing a sustainable and useful green space and then develop your plan for an area of the Ecology Park.

On day two you will put some of those principles into action as you start on the construction of the feature, learning new hands-on skills as you go.

At the end of the day volunteers will be able to see the outcomes and the quality of improvements in the environment.

Hot drinks are included within all of our corporate packages at Our Ecology Park,and lunch can be added at an additional cost.

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Meet the team

“Working with Groundwork to help restore and maintain the Ecology Park has been a real win/win project for Cargill and its employees. It is a great fit with our corporate responsibility focus areas, and gives us the opportunity to support such a worthwhile charity.”

Paul Kingston
General Manager UK & Ireland Cargill
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