Reserve Assistant, St Aidan's

Tuesday 27 October 2020
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
St Aidans

What we're looking for

St. Aidan's has a mosaic of habitats including open water and islands, reedbeds, wet grassland, woodland and meadows. The main winter work task is clearing scrub in a variety of these habitats to enhance them for wildlife. Other habitat to ensure that St. Aidan's remains a great place for both wildlife and visitors.

The skills you need

No previous experience is necessary, just an eagerness to get stuck in, an enjoyment of team work and a willingness to work outside in all weather. A basic level of fitness is required.

Your time

One mid week day per week (Tues - Thurs): 9am – 4pm Sept- March
September to March

What's in it for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of the reserve team, helping to make a difference and to learn more about St. Aidan's and how it's managed for wildlife and people. This role will also provide excellent experience for those wanting to pursue a career within the conservation sector. There will be opportunities to learn new skills, and training will be given where appropriate.

How to apply


Janine Brown-Jones, St Aidans
Email: Janine.Brown-Jones@RSPB.ORG.UK


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed for volunteering days. 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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