Local Group Leader - York

Thursday 29 October 2020
Vacancy type:
Volunteering at home, Community groups
Various locations

What we're looking for

Our local groups play a vital role, supporting the work of the RSPB locally through fundraising, events, education and much more, as well as providing a focal point for interested people to meet. We are looking for a leader for our York group who will act as a conduit between the group and the RSPB, supported both by our Local Groups Officer/Volunteering Development Officers, and the local committee. Our network of over 160 RSPB local groups are ambassadors for the RSPB in the local community, supporting our work We need an enthusiastic and conscientious individual to be the leader of a group. You will be supported in the role by a team of dedicated committee members.

The skills you need

You need to be able to inspire and lead the committee - good communication skills are vital, as well as good delegation skills. Enthusiasm for the RSPB and what we are trying to achieve is vital. This role is open to RSPB members.

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


Alasdair McKee, Northern Eng Reg Office, Lancaster
Tel: 01524 581000
Email: Alasdair.McKee@rspb.org.uk


Appropriate training will be provided, including a two day Group Leaders' Course, 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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