Events Assistant, Wallasea Island

Posted:
Wednesday 26 May 2010
Vacancy type:
Publicity and promotional, Raise money to save nature, Helping visitors at our reserves
Location:
Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project

What we're looking for

We need energetic, enthusiastic, fun-loving volunteers to help develop and run an imaginative and creative programme of family activities/events. The activities will reflect our themes of climate change, the heritage of Wallasea Island and the wonder of our wild coast in a fun way.

The skills you need

To really enjoy working face to face with the public. To have a passion for nature, our project and the local area. To be fit and active enough to assist with set up, running and take down of displays and activities. To have a good sense of humour and a 'can do' attitude in the face of adverse weather and human nature! To be able to give families an engaging and inspiring visit filled with fun and information so they leave having had a great time and are inspired to support the RSPB and return again and again.

Your time

Minimum:
One or two days at a time when events held and half days for preparation etc.
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year around

What's in it for you?

The Wallasea Wild Coast project is an exciting coastal engineering scheme, which will transform the island back to the magical marshland that existed hundreds of years ago. As this develops you will gain the opportunity to put your skills to use, meeting and inspiring all sorts of people while gaining satisfaction from contributing to the effectiveness of RSPB work, developing our programme as part of the growing team. The RSPB is an active and inspiring conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you valuable insight into our work.

How to apply

Contact

Hilary Hunter, Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project
Tel: 01702 258357
Email: hilary.hunter@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed where necessary. The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. We rely upon memberships and donations to fund our work. By volunteering your time and skills you could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way.

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