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Sutton Coldfield Local Group Leader

Midlands Regional Office

Why we want you

Our local groups play a vital role supporting the work of the RSPB locally through fundraising, events, education and much more, as well as providing a focal point for interested people to meet. We are looking for a leader for our established Sutton Coldfield Local Group, who will act as a conduit between the group and the RSPB, supported both by the Midlands Volunteering Development Officer and the local group committee.

What’s in it for you?

This is your chance to increase awareness about the RSPB and the importance of conservation in your local area. This work can be very enjoyable and you will have the chance to work alongside like-minded and enthusiastic RSPB members and spark an interest in new people to the group as well as to the wider public through events.
The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

The skills you need

You need to be able to inspire and lead the committee - good communication skills are vital, as well as good delegation skills and diplomacy. Obviously enthusiasm for the RSPB and what we are trying to achieve is vital. You will need to be comfortable with speaking in public as you will lead indoor meetings.

Your time

Minimum commitment: 10-12 hours a month and an initial 2 day training course
Duration: Maximum 5 year term of office
Period: All year round - main activity during Sept - June

Who to contact

Anna Keen
Tel: 01295 676447
E-mail: Anna.Keen@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training will be provided (including a mandatory 2 day training course within the first few months of taking on the role). Expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary.
The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

Reference number: 391

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