Guided Walks Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers who are passionate about sharing wildlife experiences with visitors out on the reserve during guided walks to parts of the reserve, not usually open to the public!

Posted:
Wednesday 14 August 2019
Vacancy type:
Publicity and promotional, Showing people wildlife, Helping visitors at our reserves
Location:
West Sedgemoor

What we're looking for

You will be a member of the guided walks team, telling visitors the story of RSPB West Sedgemoor and showing walk participants the wildlife spectacle the reserve has to offer, primarily during the winter season from November to February. You will be leading or backing up early and mid-morning guided walks during our Winter Walks programme.

The skills you need

- Friendly, welcoming and enthusiastic - Passionate about UK wildlife, with a reasonable level of knowledge to share with others - Able to provide an excellent visitor experience - Interested in nature conservation and the work of the RSPB - Confident with talking to visitors about RSPB membership and its benefits - Willing and able to attend necessary training and meetings

Your time

Minimum:
2 days per month - early & mid-morning walks
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
November to February

What's in it for you?

- Being part of the RSPB West Sedgemoor team and making new friends - Learning about the reserve and its fantastic wildlife - Learning about the RSPB and its work - Gaining new skills

How to apply

Contact

Paul Parmenter, West Sedgemoor
Tel: 01458 252805
Email: Paul.Parmenter@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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