Volunteer Ranger, Fairburn Ings

Posted:
Tuesday 27 November 2018
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Inspiring young people, Community groups
Location:
Fairburn Ings

What we're looking for

We need people (individuals, couples or parent and child) to be out on the reserve enthusing and inspiring our visitors of all ages and levels of experience, in order to enhance their enjoyment of the reserve. You will be out walking the trails and chatting to the public helping our visitors to understand more about what the RSPB does to give nature a home. You'll also be collecting feedback and ideas from the public and answering their questions.

The skills you need

If you have an enthusiasm for wildlife, and are great at getting along with people, this role is perfect for you. You will need to be able to get all the way around the reserve. An enthusiasm for nature and for conservation are a must.

Your time

Minimum:
1 or half day per week
Duration:
ongoing
Period:
Weekdays and weekends

What's in it for you?

This is a great way to see Fairburn Ings and the wide range of wildlife we have here, whilst encouraging enthusiasm for the reserve through enhancing visitors' experiences. It is a fantastic opportunity to develop your personal communication skills as well as your knowledge of both wildlife, conservation management and the reserve.

How to apply

Contact

Meryl Varty, Fairburn Ings
Tel: 01977 628191
Email: Meryl.Varty@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed 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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