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Volunteer Wildlife Gardener - Dungeness

Dungeness

Why we want you

Some of our wonderful volunteers have created an inspiring wildlife garden at our visitor centre. We are very happy to say the wildlife has started to move in, and the plants are becoming nicely established.
What the garden needs now is someone to give it a helping hand staying neat, tidy and presentable for the humans and wildlife that have been flooding in to visit it!

What’s in it for you?

You'll be helping the RSPB to give nature even more homes on it's stunning Dungeness reserve. Plus you'll be inspiring visitors to give nature a home where they live.
Come and spend a couple of hours a week getting close to the amazing nature that blossoms amongst the Dungeness shingle, and join the friendly team of volunteers that the reserve could not run without.

The skills you need

Essential skills
- Good general knowledge and experience of gardening and horticulture, particularly with a view to benefitting wildlife
- An ability to carry out some manual work (e.g. weeding, digging and general manual handling)
- A willingness to work outside in a range of weather conditions
- Able to use initiative
- Approachable and friendly
- A general enthusiasm for nature

Your time

Minimum commitment: A couple of times a month
Duration: Ongoing
Period: All year round

Who to contact

Liz Knowles
Tel: 01797 320 588
E-mail: Liz.Knowles@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Ongoing support will be provided, and travel expenses can be reimbursed if needed.
We could not do what we do without our amazing volunteers, so you will be invited to volunteers' events (ie.summer bbq) to thank you for your work.
The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. We rely upon memberships and donations to fund our work. By volunteering your time and skills, you could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB.

Reference number: 2337

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