Reserve Reception Welcome & Information Guide

Posted:
Tuesday 1 March 2011
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Helping visitors at our reserves
Location:
Nagshead Reserve

What we're looking for

Nagshead reserve, situated in the heart of the beautiful Forest of Dean, is a popular destination for visitors throughout the summer months. We aim to meet as many of them as possible at weekends, offering a friendly welcome and helping them make the most of their visit. You could be the face of the RSPB, helping people find their way around the reserve, tell them what there is to see and do, help to promote our work and encourage people to support us.

The skills you need

We are looking for someone who loves striking up conversations with everyone. Enthusiasm and an ability to communicate well are essential, but you do not need to be an expert on the environment or nature conservation, as you will learn everything you need to know through the induction, working with staff and other volunteers and by asking questions. The reception centre is open on weekends and bank holidays from April to the end of September, and as often as possible through the week too. You decide when you'd like to help us.

Your time

Minimum:
Half or Full Day during Weekends & Bank Holidays
Duration:
mid March to September
Period:
Spring/Summer

What's in it for you?

You will join a friendly and passionate team in an amazing, peaceful location, speak to new people every time and hopefully make new friends and learn new things; all whilst carrying out an extremely valuable role that will enable everyone to get closer to nature.

How to apply

Contact

Hannah Booth, Gloucestershire Office
Tel: 01594 562852
Email: Hannah.Booth@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Full training and support are provided and travel expenses can be reimbursed. As a valuable member of our team you will be invited to volunteer get togethers and thank you events. 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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