During your stay, you will become an integral member of the reserve management team. You will contribute to practical conservation work and learn about running and managing West Sedgemoor, Swell Wood and Greylake Reserves. Our residential volunteers have an excellent record at finding future employment in conservation.
The work can vary from one day to the next, you may be looking after livestock, coppicing, hedge laying, repairing fences or carrying out other maintenance tasks depending on the time of year. Residential volunteers also assist with habitat and species management, research, survey and monitoring, estate management, species protection and engaging with visitors and assisting with guided walks.
Full training will be provided as appropriate and depending on the season may include work with, ATV, 4WD, tractors and livestock handling.
This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation and get on the ladder towards a career in conservation. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity.