Estate Worker

We need your help to support the Minsmere team with practical maintenance tasks around the reserve.

Posted:
Tuesday 30 July 2019
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Location:
Minsmere Nature Reserve

What we're looking for

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team and help to keep Minsmere nature reserve as a special place for people and wildlife. The reserve requires regular maintenance and repair work to ensure we give a great visitor experience and maintain safety standards.

The skills you need

A practical nature, enthusiasm and a willingness to get on with the team is essential. Any skills such as general handyman, woodwork, plumbing etc. would be welcome. You will also be required to keep basic maintenance and Health and Safety records. A driving licence is an advantage but not essential.

Your time

Minimum:
Flexible but minimum 1 day per week preferred
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

This is a great opportunity to use your skills and be part of a friendly team to make a difference at the RSPB's flagship nature reserve. There may also be opportunities to work with the team to develop your skills further. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity.

How to apply

Contact

Ian Salkeld, Minsmere Nature Reserve
Tel: 01728 648281/648780
Email: Ian.Salkeld@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training, tools and PPE will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with wildlife once again. We also play a leading role in a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations. We rely on the support and generosity of volunteers to make a difference.

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