Residential Volunteer - Mull of Galloway

Monday 25 November 2019
Vacancy type:
Residential volunteering
Mull of Galloway

What we're looking for

Mull of Galloway is a popular visitor attraction. Extra help, working closely with our reserve staff will allow us to help visitors get the most out of their visit and also enable the Society to make the most of membership recruitment opportunities.

The skills you need

Good people skills and an approachable personality are essential for this role, as is the ability to work as part of a team. Specialist knowledge is not necessary, but an enthusiasm for wildlife and an interest in conservation is. Experience in membership recruitment is especially welcome as this is an important part of the role. Car owner and driver essential. Minimum age 18. Suitable for one person, couple or pair of friends.

Your time

2 weeks minimum Saturday to Saturday
March - September 2020
March - September 2020



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

What's in it for you?

This is an opportunity to make a significant contribution to one of our most visited reserves in Scotland. You will have the opportunity to help with breeding bird monitoring and show people birds. This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation through education. Recruiting of members will have a long term beneficial role for the Society. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity.

How to apply


Jane Shah, UKHQ Volunteering Development Department
Tel: 01767 680551


The reserve at the Mull of Galloway is the most southerly point in Scotland and is home to a seabird colony, supporting 3,500 pairs of guillemots, razorbills, kittiwakes and peregrines. The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. Nature is amazing - help us keep it that way. Click here to join today The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a registered charity: England and Wales no. 207076, Scotland no. SC037654

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