Public Event Assistant - Chichester Peregrine Falcons

Posted:
Tuesday 17 February 2015
Vacancy type:
Publicity and promotional, Showing people wildlife
Location:
Chichester Cathedral

What we're looking for

We are looking for enthusiastic public events volunteers to meet and greet visitors to our fabulous peregrine project in the grounds of the beautiful Chichester cathedral. Tasks will include: talking to people about the peregrines, wildlife in general and the work of the RSPB, helping visitors use our optical and video equipment to get good views of the nesting birds and helping to gain support for the RSPB through membership recruitment. Informing visitors to the project about the particular species and recruiting people to the RSPB is crucial to the work of the RSPB.

The skills you need

Are you a 'people person', and have a great ability to enthuse and inspire others? Then we'd love to hear from you! We're looking for volunteers who are: •Approachable and friendly •Have a genuine interest in birds, wildlife and nature conservation •Have the ability to inform people about the RSPB's Chichester Peregrine project and the work of the RSPB in a chatty and inspiring way Please note, you DON'T have to be an expert on birds or the RSPB! The above skills are much more important – we'll give you all the information you need to know about our Chichester Peregrine project, how to use a telescope and anything else you need to know beforehand.

Your time

Minimum:
2 or more days per month
Duration:
2-3 months
Period:
Spring/Summer

What's in it for you?

A fantastic opportunity to spend time watching and discussing these amazing birds with others - our famous Peregrines! A great chance too to work as part of a small and friendly team of staff and other volunteers. We can help you to gain valuable skills, experience and an insight into the work that we do. Through this role you'll be making a huge difference to the RSPB's vital conservation work.

How to apply

Contact

Mark Weston, South East England Regional Office
Tel: 01273 775333
Email: Mark.Weston@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Your time Minimum commitment: 2 days per month Duration: 9.30 – 5pm, 7 days a week Period: 10th April - 6th July 2015 We would reimburse you for all out-of-pocket expenses, send you copies of our bi-annual volunteer newsletter, and of course give you ongoing support in your role. The RSPB works for a healthy environment rich in birds and wildlife. It relies on the support and generosity of volunteers to make a difference. The RSPB is the UK Partner of the global federation of conservation organisations, Bird Life International.

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