Events and Guided Walk Assistant – Farnham and Hazeley Heath

This is your chance to meet lots of new people and chat to them about nature, enthuse and inspire them.

Posted:
Monday 13 May 2019
Vacancy type:
Publicity and promotional, Inspiring young people, Helping visitors at our reserves
Location:
Farnham Heath & Hazeley Heath Nature Reserves

What we're looking for

If you have a passion for wildlife and can spare a little of your time then we would love you to volunteer with us. No specialist wildlife knowledge is required just bags of enthusiasm and a desire to engage with people and with nature. Our events run at different times of the year. Whether you want to give something back to nature outside your day job, or whether you want to volunteer as a whole family for certain events please do get in touch. Responsibilities could include: *Assisting with Guided Walks (helping the Warden/Assistant Warden *Working as a team on an RSPB stand at events *Helping at family friendly events *Helping the events team with ideas, planning and promotion.

The skills you need

Some event experience would be useful but not a necessity as you will receive support from the team. Friendly and enthusiastic personality MS Office skills (again not a necessity but helpful) Real interest in wildlife conservation

Your time

Minimum:
Flexible, from a few hours per month at an event or more regularly. Hours can be discussed
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round but busiest in summer.

What's in it for you?

The RSPB values, supports and is extremely grateful for the work of all it's volunteers. The organisation provides some training along the way and after a steady period of regular volunteering can provide a reference. The RSPB is Europe's biggest conservation charity and there has never been a more crucial time to help to make a difference to nature. A little of your time really does go a long way. Volunteering for the RSPB is a very rewarding experience and you'll be joining a friendly and supportive team here. Some mandatory training will be provided for this role.

How to apply

Contact

Mary Braddock, Farnham Heath & Hazeley Heath Nature Reserves
Tel: 01252 795632
Email: Mary.Braddock@rspb.org.uk

Notes

The RSPB takes all reasonable steps to ensure your safety and welfare. We're committed to providing a safe environment and to giving you appropriate health and safety instruction, training and supervision. We want children to enjoy their involvement with the RSPB and we take all practicable steps to ensure their welfare and safety while they are in contact with the RSPB. We apply this principle to all our work with young people under the age of 18, while recognising that vulnerable people of all ages will benefit from similar safeguards. We will reimburse you for out-of-pocket travel expenses (up to a radius of 25 miles). Relevant training and ongoing support will be given. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds, wildlife and helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to Birdlife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations.

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