INTO eNews December  2014 

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Dear friends.   Thank you for subscribing to this newsletter.  We hope you will find this update of interest.   So much is happening around the world, there is so much to tell and so little room to do so..  We only touch the surface in this newsletter.  The best way to get an idea of the day to day happenings around the globe is to subscribe to the INTO Twitter feed and/or the INTO Facebook page.  

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 Sincerely,   The INTO team.

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VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE

THIS IS YOUR LISTING.   INTO member organisations may post advertising for Volunteers, for Training opportunities and Employment opportunities.   You may submit these positions using a special form located in the Members Only section of the INTO website.   We strongly urge you to take advantage of this INTO members' service to advertise these opportunities.

The positions posted below are a sample of positions that INTO hopes to fill.  Your positions can be posted on the INTO website and in the next newsletter.

Website Translator (French)

This is an INTO position. This is a long-term position. The Website Translator can work from any location that provides reliable internet connection. The successful candidate will have good writing and editing skills in English and French. Content of the INTO website, eNews and social media is translated originally using Google Translate, but then requires review and edit before being …

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Website Translator (Chinese-speaking)

This is an INTO position. This is a long-term position. The Website Translator can work from any location that provides reliable internet connection. The successful candidate will have good writing and editing skills in English and Chinese. Content of the INTO website, eNews and social media is translated originally using Google Translate, but then requires review and edit before being …

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Social Media Officers (French-speaking)

These are long-term INTO volunteer positions. The applicants may be based anywhere in the world with adequate internet access. Responsible for delivery of INTO messages via Twitter, Facebook and other social media in French or Spanish. A strong knowledge (or willingness to learn) of Social Media and Social Media trends would be a great asset. To find out more about …

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VOLUNTEERS AVAILABLE TO HELP YOUR TRUST!

Within the National Trust family of Trusts there are thousands of talented and highly knowledgeable staff and volunteers.   From time to time these skilled people volunteer to help new or smaller trusts.   Here are some examples of those available and also reports from the field.

Area Manager - Warden

Canadian Volunteer with extensive experience as National Trust Warden and as Area Manager, currently working as project officer for Regional Park system is willing to volunteer with National Trust(s). Extensive construction, woodworking, video and mapping skills. Available during Canadian winter months (6 to 8 weeks). Would require transportation and accommodation. For information contact webmaster: webmaster@INTOorg.org

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Youth worker seeking a volunteer position

Ugandan Volunteer with youth engagement experience wishes to volunteer for a National Trust to gain broader experience. Willing to travel and to learn, open to any assignment. Currently a volunteer with the INTO team. Would require transportation and accommodation. For information contact webmaster: webmaster@INTOorg.org

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Letter from the South Atlantic, 5 November 2014

Tim Butler, whose day job is as Solicitor for the National Trust (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) in Swindon, is currently on sabbatical with the St Helena National Trust.   Please find below his first impressions of island life - and tune in here for future updates! Molly’s Flat, Cambrian House Upper Jamestown, St Helena 5 November 2014 Dear all, I’ve …

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St Helena

Letter from the South Atlantic, 16th November 2014

Here is Tim Butler's latest update from St Helena. He's been busy: from developing the role of the St Helena National Trust in conserving the island's built heritage to exploring the idea of a money-making arm of the charity; from finding an appropriate resting place for skeletons and bones disturbed during the building of the new airport to awaiting the …

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NEWS FROM OUR MEMBERS

View on Levuka from the South

Fiji's heritage tourism potential - a report from INTO volunteer, Bart van Aller

Levuka - Before and After You can find out more about INTO volunteer, Bart van Aller's work with the National Trust of Fiji in this article. "Former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill once quipped — 'We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us'. This will certainly hold true if the imagination and plans of National Trust of Fiji building …

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Lastest news from the National Trust of Australia (ACT)

Click here for the National Trust of Australia (ACT)’s November edition of their local quarterly magazine, Heritage in Trust, full of interesting articles, heritage news and events past and future (opens in a new window).

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INTO represented at World Parks Congress

The IUCN World Parks Congress meeting in Sydney Australia was highly successful meeting of the minds from around the world. INTO was fortunate to be able to have Mike Innerdale, Assistant Director, North West Region, The National Trust, represent us to this gathering. An excellent example of INTO members 'carrying the flag' for INTO. MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THE WORLD PARKS …

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Canada: The National Trust Concerned for Future of Experimental Farm

The National Trust Concerned for Future of Central Experimental Farm, NHS Ottawa, ON, November 7, 2014 – The National Trust for Canada is following with concern the federal government’s decision to transfer 60 acres of the Central Experimental Farm, National Historic Site of Canada to The Ottawa Hospital for the development of a new hospital campus. A rare example of …

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WEBINAR: Making heritage buildings energy efficient - Now on Line

On September 5th 2014 INTO members joined Keith Jones, the National Trust (England Wales and Northern Ireland) Environmental Practices Advisor for Wales, for a discussion about the Trust's experiences making heritage buildings energy efficient and 'Fit for the future'. The Webinar was recorded and is now available on-line for those who were not able to attend it live. This presentation …

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16th International Conference of National Trusts in Cambridge 2015

HOLD THESE DATES:  September 7th through 11th

Join us in Cambridge.   For details visit the INTO website.

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