Residential Volunteer - Short term - Anglesey Reserves

Friday 8 December 2017
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering
South Stack, Anglesey

What we're looking for

During the summer there is a viewing area at Ellin's Tower, with binoculars, telescopes and closed circuit TV. You will be interpreting the local wildlife to visitors, supplying them with information and providing opportunities for them to support the work of the RSPB, especially via membership. Please note, access to the lighthouse, which is occasionally required, is via 400 steps down the cliff! Occasionally, we may need you to help in our cafe.

The skills you need

Minimum age 18. Enthusiasm, ability to work as part of a team, interest in conservation and wildlife. Specialist knowledge is not required, but enthusiasm for birds is. Excellent people skills; friendly, relaxed and able to engage with visitors essential.

Your time

1 week Saturday to Saturday
Mid March - April 2018 and Mid July to Oct 2018
Mid March - April 2018 and Mid July to Oct 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?

South Stack Cliffs is an ideal reserve to watch seabirds, with high cliffs, caves and offshore stacks, backed by the maritime heathland of Holyhead Mountain. The duties are ideally suited to people with a love of birds who enjoy sharing their enthusiasm with others. 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


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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