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Volunteering

Consultation

Our volunteers have been at the heart of everything we do for more than four decades. We try to provide a wide range of opportunities to get involved in order to provide world-class planning advice and support for communities and individuals.

What can I do as a volunteer?

In order to meet the diverse needs of individuals and communities we need a range of volunteers with different skill sets, interests and expertise. We offer a number of opportunities for volunteers to help us and these include:

  • promoting PAE and the services and support we offer within your own organisation and/or local area
  • as a casework volunteer, supporting eligible individuals or groups with planning related matters
  • reviewing guidance and publications
  • assisting with community consultation and engagement

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Do I need to be MRTPI?

You don't need to be MRTPI to volunteer with Planning Aid England, but only Chartered Member volunteers can give planning advice. Volunteers who are at a different stage of RTPI membership (e.g. Licentiate, Retired), will be able to get involved in other activities depending on their interests and skills. 

 

*PLEASE NOTE* Volunteer registration is currently suspended whilst we undertake our biennial volunteer review. If you would like us to notify you when volunteer registration re-opens, please contact us by email quoting 'volunteer registration 2017' in the subject line.

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@planningaideng : PAE vols & @WiganCouncil are running a #neighbourhoodplanning workshop on Sat 18 Nov 10:30am-1:30pm at Platt Bridge… https://t.co/05CI5ztkwY 16/11/2017 - 05:08

@planningaideng : Happy World Town Planning Day! #WTPD2017 Seems like a good time to thank our fantastic volunteers for helping indiv… https://t.co/cj1N5Vac98 08/11/2017 - 02:26

@planningaideng : We agree! Lots of great discussion today about inclusive planning and meaningful engagement #empoweringcommunities… https://t.co/vQewan7coq 03/11/2017 - 05:13

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