Galloway Local Group Leader

Friday 17 February 2012
Vacancy type:
Volunteering at home, Community groups
Dumfries & Galloway

What we're looking for

We are looking for a leader for our RSPB Galloway Local Group to inspire and lead the group committee and to continue and build on the good work that the group does for nature. You will act as a link between the group and the RSPB, supported by both their hardworking local committee and the Volunteering Development Officers. The Galloway Local Group is an active group who meets monthly at indoor meetings with knowledgeable speakers from September to April inclusive, as well as going on some outings to see local wildlife. They actively fundraise for the RSPB throughout Dumfries and Galloway.

The skills you need

You need to be able to inspire and lead the Galloway local group committee - good communication skills are vital, as well as good delegation skills. Obviously enthusiasm for the RSPB and what we are trying to achieve is vital.

Your time

8-10 hours a month. Initial 2 day training course.
Maximum 5 year term of office
All year round

What's in it for you?

This is your chance to increase awareness about the RSPB and the importance of conservation in your local area. This work can be very enjoyable and you will have the chance to work alongside like-minded and enthusiastic RSPB members and engender an interest in new people to the group as well as to the wider public through events. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply


Neil O'Donnell, South and West Scotland Regional Office
Tel: 0141 331 0993
Email: Neil.O'


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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