Voluntary Wildlife Information Assistant

Posted:
Friday 6 May 2016
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Publicity and promotional, Inspiring young people
Location:
Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

What we're looking for

Our visitor centre's Wildlife Viewing room needs an enthusiastic and passionate person to welcome visitors and speak to them about wildlife. Promoting the RSPB's and the Forestry Commission's conservation work is an important part of the role. We also need support in delivering public events.

The skills you need

You will need to enjoy talking to visitors about wildlife and be happy striking up conversations with the public. An interest and passion for wildlife will help you engage and inspire people.

Your time

Minimum:
2 days a month
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

This is a great opportunity to gain experience as a volunteer. You will learn about natural history and work in an environment rich with wildlife. You will get to work in a small and friendly team. There will be opportunities to create your own activities to deliver at the visitor centre. 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

Contact

Sarah Lester, Queen Elizabeth Forest Park
Tel: 01877 382258
Email: Sarah.Lester@RSPB.ORG.UK

Notes

Appropriate training including an introduction to the Forestry Commission will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed where necessary.

Reference number 6644