Residential Volunteer Short term Placement - Haweswater

Monday 12 November 2018
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering
Haweswater RSPB Reserve

What we're looking for

We need volunteers who are keen to join our small reserve team with a real enthusiasm for making a positive change in the English uplands. Work may involve repair and maintenance of fences and farm buildings, helping in our tree nursery, and you'll regularly find yourself surrounded by dramatic, breathtaking scenery

The skills you need

Enthusiasm, ability to work as part of a team, interest in conservation, the ability to work outdoors in all weathers and be at least 18 years old. It would be advantageous to have your own transport.

Your time

2 weeks
From September 2019
From September 2019



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 with free accommodation. 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, UKHQ Volunteering Development Department
Tel: 01767 680551


Appropriate training will be provided and pre-agreed 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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