Manchester Peregrines 'A Date With Nature' Assistants

Posted:
Monday 26 February 2018
Vacancy type:
Showing people wildlife
Location:
Various locations

What we're looking for

To represent the RSPB and the work we do in a busy city centre environment. To tell people about the presence of peregrine falcons in Manchester and to inspire them about the importance of the work the RSPB does. To assist the Membership Development Officers in their role of getting people to become RSPB Members and support the RSPB financially.

The skills you need

Ability to talk clearly about the RSPB and its work with passion and enthusiasm. Confidence talking to strangers and the general public. Willingness to directly support a team of Membership Development Officers. Previous knowledge of peregrines is not essential. Reliability, flexibility, a willingness to help out and friendliness are.

Your time

Minimum:
1 full day 10am- 6pm (11am - 5pm Sundays)
Duration:
mid April - mid July 2018
Period:
Spring and Summer 2018

What's in it for you?

An opportunity to inspire and make a difference to people that might otherwise not be exposed to nature in an urban environment. A great chance to meet and talk to a wide and diverse range of people about nature, wildlife and conservation issues and pass on your enthusiasm. Also a chance to meet and work alongside other staff and volunteers who care about nature. You will be directly helping the RSPB to carry out more nature conservation by helping RSPB staff increase support for the RSPB.

How to apply

Contact

Katy Van Woerdekom, Northern England Region Office, Lancaster
Tel: 01524 581000
Email: Katy.VanWoerdekom@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Training about the RSPB, peregrines and recruitment will be provided. Travel and out of pocket expenses are available. The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns and countryside will teem with life once again. We play a leading role in BirdLife International, a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.

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