Residential Volunteer - Long term placement - Exe Estuary
Exe Estuary Reserve
Why we want you
Residential volunteers assist with estate management and maintenance of the visitor facilities. Survey and monitoring work in spring and summer with duck and geese counts and monitoring and moving of cattle in the winter.
Additional opportunities to take part in or lead public events on the reserve.
Survey and monitoring is carried out throughout the year, as is cattle and water level management.
What’s in it for you?
During your stay, you will become a member of the reserve management team with free accommodation. Appropriate training will be be given. You will contribute to practical conservation and learn about running and managing a nature reserve.
This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity.
The skills you need
Enthusiasm, ability to work as part of a team, interest in conservation and ability to work outside in all weathers.
Driving license essential. Minimum age 18 and the time to stay for a minimum of six months.
Minimum commitment: 6 months
Duration: From end October
Period: From end October
Application form (PDF)
To be completed and returned to us before a booking can be made
Brochure about residential volunteering (PDF)
Find out more about residential volunteering on this, and our other reserves within this scheme. Also included are answers to the most frequently asked questions
Who to contact
Tel: 01767 680551
Appropriate training will be provided and pre-agreed expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary.
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Reference number: 1858