Reserve Assistant, St Aidan's

Posted:
Monday 7 August 2017
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Location:
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 will be clearing scrub in a variety of these habitats to enhance them for wildlife. Other habitat management and general maintenance tasks may arise from time to time 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

Minimum:
One day a week: Tuesday – Thursday, 9am – 4pm.
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

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 learning 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

Contact

Andrew Tiffany, St Aidans
Tel:
Email: staidans@rspb.org.uk

Notes

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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