Saltholme Guide

Monday 13 November 2017
Vacancy type:
Showing people wildlife, Inspiring young people, Surveying wildlife

What we're looking for

Saltholme has 80,000 visitors each year, with plans to grow to 100,000. We want visitors to have an excellent visit and be inspired about the wildlife and the work of the RSPB in giving nature a home, both at Saltholme and further afield. As a uniformed member of the Saltholme team you will be a visible presence on, in the visitor centre, as well as the hides and trails around the reserve and the wider site. We want visitors to be able to make the most of their visit and Saltholme guides have a key role in making this happen.

The skills you need

Be enthusiastic about nature and the reserve. Ability to capture people's imagination and impart information about our wildlife and reserve by telling our Saltholme Stories. The confidence and ability to proactively engage and inspire visitors of all ages and levels of wildlife knowledge in a friendly and professional manner. Ability to listen and provide the appropriate information to meet the needs and expectations of visitors – making their day great. Actively assist the reserve team with recording wildlife sightings for the benefit of both visitors and conservation efforts Communicate with staff and volunteers using our internal radios. Ability to inspire visitors to give nature a home where they live. An awareness of Health and Safety

Your time

1 or more days per month
All year round

What's in it for you?

The chance to share your enthusiasm and enjoyment of wildlife with visitors. You'll be part of a great team of friendly, like minded individuals, who love sharing their interest, knowledge and experiences. We will provide you with an RSPB uniform and name badge to wear on duty, and all the training you need to become an integral part of the team here at RSPB Saltholme. As a thank you, you will receive free entrance to RSPB reserves as well as 20% discount on selected items in the shop and café.

How to apply


Claire Madley, Saltholme
Tel: 01642 546625
Email: Claire.Madley@RSPB.ORG.UK


The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. By volunteering your time and talents you can help us increase our impact and help us save more nature.

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