Nature Guide

Posted:
Tuesday 7 January 2020
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Publicity and promotional, Inspiring young people
Location:
Bempton Cliffs Seabird Centre

What we're looking for

With over 100,000 visitors a year, Bempton Cliffs is a very busy reserve. We deliver a range of 60-minute wildlife walks throughout the year and need walk leaders to help us do this. Walk subjects include butterflies, shipwrecks, puffins, cultural history and geology.

The skills you need

Essential •Approachable, with a friendly demeanour •Love of the outdoors •Ability to walk along cliff top paths in all weathers •Confidence to initiate conversations with and talk to members of the public •Ability to communicate well and listen •Enthusiasm for wildlife and conservation •Willingness to learn and relay accurate information (which will be provided) •Willingness to undertake appropriate training and personal development Desirable •Knowledge of how to use a telescope correctly and efficiently •Knowledge of some RSPB work and a familiarity with Bempton Cliffs •Own transport •Experience of working with the public

Your time

Minimum:
1 day a week
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

•The opportunity to spend your days out on the sea cliffs surrounded by up to a quarter of a million nesting seabirds •The chance to pass on your passion for nature to enthuse others •An opportunity to be part of the country's largest nature conservation charity •The opportunity to become part of a friendly, supportive team •Opportunities to use and develop skills and personal initiative •Training in the safe use of all relevant equipment •References if appropriate

How to apply

Contact

Dave Ohara, Bempton Cliffs Seabird Centre
Tel: 01262 422212
Email: Dave.Ohara@rspb.org.uk

Notes

All background information, uniform and training will be provided. Travel expenses can be reimbursed (up to a 25 mile radius). Reference number: 1397

Reference number 1397