Weekend Reserve Assistant - Portmore Lough

Tuesday 27 February 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Publicity and promotional, Inspiring young people
Portmore Lough

What we're looking for

We want people coming onto our reserve to see a friendly, welcoming face. Portmore is a beautiful and peaceful haven for the wildlife that call it home and a lovely place for the public to visit. We would like someone to be present at weekends who will keep an eye on the reserve and be a point of contact if required for visitors

The skills you need

You will need to be happy to work on your own, and be happy with your own company as the reserve can be quiet at times Self motivated to involve yourself in reserve task Friendly disposition, happy to talk to visitors. Some identification skills of birds and/or other wildlife would be useful but not essential A passion for the outdoors. Further training will be provided if required.

Your time

4 hours per month at weekends
All year round

What's in it for you?

The opportunity to help out on one of our beautiful reserves and learn a little about the work we do, and become involved in some simple reserve tasks such as surveying and monitoring the wildlife on the reserve. Visitor numbers will increase through the summer months but one of the reserves best quality is its peaceful nature. 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. Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary.

How to apply


Colin Graham, Portmore Lough
Tel: 02892 651936
Email: Colin.Graham@rspb.org.uk


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. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way.

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