Residential Volunteer - Short term - Blacktoft Sands

Friday 8 December 2017
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering
Blacktoft Sands

What we're looking for

In order to assist the team to implement the management plan we require you to help with a wide variety of tasks relating to the running and management of the reserve. This may include habitat/vegetation management, fencing and general maintenance of the reserve infrastructure. You will also assist with visitors.

The skills you need

Enthusiasm, ability to work as part of a team, interest in conservation and wildlife. You must be prepared to work outside in all weathers and you should be friendly, relaxed and able to engage with visitors. Minimum age 16.

Your time

1 week Saturday to Saturday
From mid March - mid December 2018
From mid March - mid December 2018



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?

During your stay, you will become a member of the reserve management team. 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.

How to apply


Jane Shah, Volunteering Development Department
Tel: 01767 680551


Appropriate training will be provided and pre-arranged expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. 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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