Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust
To bring about an environment that is rich in wildlife and brings real benefits to everyone by rebuilding biodiversity and engaging people with nature. Our organisations values are to be influential, authoritative, and be inspiring and engaging.
We are the biggest voluntary sector nature conservation and environmental regeneration organisation in South Yorkshire, with over 5,200 members, 54 staff and an annual turnover of about £1.8m.
Our aim is to work alongside local people to protect and enhance the environment of Sheffield and Rotherham. We also work to increase the public’s understanding of the natural world and provide opportunities for people to enjoy being outdoors.
The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham is one of 47 Wildlife Trusts working to make the United Kingdom a better place for people and wildlife. With more than 800,000 members, the Wildlife Trusts are the largest UK voluntary organisation dedicated to conserving the full range of the UK's habitats and species. Collectively they manage over 2,300 nature reserves covering more than 90,000 hectares.
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust manages twelve nature reserves, as well as conservation and sites. We also carry out land management work. We operate a trading arm, Wildscapes which offers a consultancy service in landscape architecture and ecology.
The Trust runs public events for local people. The Trust is involved in community engagement, play, youth work and training.
The Trust also provides volunteering opportunities across Rotherham and South Yorkshire.
Comments from beneficiaries & partners
Every Child Matters Outcomes
Risk assessments, Safeguarding Policy, training and staff experience
From maltreatment, abuse or exploitation
Child protection policy
From bullying and discrimination
Positive activities for children and young people
From crime or anti-social behaviour
Targeted youth support projects.
Be physically healthy
Environmental outdoor activities
Be emotionally or mentally healthy
Have a healthy lifestyle
Healthy lunches project - promoting local, healthy food
Choose not to take drugs
Enjoy and Achieve
Attend and enjoy school
School based projects to promote attendance at school.
Achieve educational standards at primary level
Achieve educational standards at secondary level
Achieve Economic Wellbeing
Engage in further education, employment and training
Apprenticeship training schemes.
Be ready for employment
Live in decent homes and communities
Living with Nature project - improving housing associations green spaces for natural play.
Make a Positive Contribution
Engage in decision-making
Citizenship youth projects, consultation services, peer education projects
Support the community or environment
Nature reserves, volunteer and community days. Promoting the Living Landscape through events, education and youth work.
Choose not to offend, re-offend or engage in anti-social behaviour
Through volunteering, events and community activities.
Choose not to bully or discriminate
Develop confidence and selfesteem through the development of practical skills.
Develop self confidence and enterprising behaviours
Use of bush craft skills.
Company Limited by Guarantee No: 2287928.
Registered Charity No: 700638.
Geographical area served
- Town Centre
- East Dene
- Broom Valley
- Springwell Gardens
- Valley and Whiston
- Kimberworth Park
- Thorpe Hesley
- Brampton Bierlow
- West Melton
- Upper Haugh
- East Herringthorpe
- Hooton Roberts
- Ravenfield Common
- Brecks part of Herringthorpe
- Hooton Levitt
- Slade Hooton
- Thorpe Salvin
- South & North Anston
- Kiveton Park
- Laughton Common
- Wentworth North
- Wentworth South
- Wentworth Valley
- Rotherham North
- Rotherham South
- Rother Valley West
- Rother Valley South
Age ranges served
- Early years 0-5
- Primary 5-9
- Primary 9-11
- Secondary 11-13
- Secondary 13-16
- 19-25 (for young people with disabilities and special needs)
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust employs 38 staff.
Our staff and volunteers hold a wide range of qualifications from BSc in Environmental Biology, Public Health & nuturition to vocational qualifications.
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust has 38 volunteers.
Last financial year 10500 children, young people, schools, local community groups, volunteers and general public.
Enaging disadvantaged communities in their local environment.
And for the Future...
- Vat registered
- Nominated Child Protection Officer
- CRB checks
Policies in Place
- Child Protection Policy
- Safeguarding Policy
- Equality & Diversity Policy
- Health & Safety Policy
- Recruitment & Selection Policy
- Safe Lone Working Policy
- Confidentiality Policy
- Data Protection Policy
- Volunteer Policy
- Complaints Procedure
- Internet and Email Usage Policy
- Disciplinary and Grievance Procedure
- Environmental Policy
- Disability Discrimination Act Compliant
- Marketing/Publicity Policy
- Business Continuity Policy
- User Involvement/Participation Policy
- Service Users are involved in developing the service
- Common Assessment Framework
- Training and Development Plan
Quality Systems in Place
- Investors in People