General Handyperson - RSPB Loch Lomond

Wednesday 29 May 2013
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Loch Lomond

What we're looking for

Are you good with a hammer and nails? Know your ball pein from your curved claw? Handy with a router and a circular saw? Then we need you! Our new site at RSPB Loch Lomond needs a handyperson to assist with everything from sluice maintenance and repair, to putting up shelving and noticeboards and maintaining our tools and equipment. We'd also be keen to hear from you if you have electrical, plumbing, building or carpentry skills.

The skills you need

General handyperson/DIY skills. certificates for tool use (desirable but not essential) including electrical/plumbing/building qualifications if appropriate. Able to volunteer during office hours. Driving licence helpful.

Your time

Occasional - when required
All year

What's in it for you?

An opportunity to use your skills and be part of a small but friendly team on one of the RSPB's newest and most spectacular reserves. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity.

How to apply


Paula Baker, Loch Lomond
Tel: 01389 830670


This role is based at RSPB Loch Lomond in Gartocharn, West Dunbartonshire. All the training necessary and background information will be provided and since you'll be giving up your time, it's only fair that we offer to re-imburse your travel expenses (up to 25 miles). The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. We rely upon memberships and donations to fund our work. By volunteering your time and skills, you could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way.

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