Little Tern Recovery Project Volunteer, Northumberland

Posted:
Monday 11 April 2016
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Location:
Various locations

What we're looking for

We need you to assist with the Shore Bird Wardening scheme on the Northumberland Coast. You will be based on our partner organisations reserves of Lindisfarne NNR and National Trust Long Nanny site. Tasks involved are nest protection and monitoring as well as talking with the public about the project and shore birds. With your help we can help the plight of the Little Tern and other shore birds in Northumberland.

The skills you need

You will need a passion for being outdoors in all weather and able to walk to our remoter sites along beaches. You will also need to be good at talking to the public whilst getting your point across. Bird I.D. is not essential although preferred particularly shore birds.

Your time

Minimum:
Regular commitment required for season.
Duration:
2 years
Period:
May - August

What's in it for you?

This is a brilliant opportunity to volunteer in one of the most beautiful and remote areas of the county whilst helping to protect one of our most charismatic seabirds. You will meet dedicated and interested people who share a passion for managing this part of the coast. Whilst making a difference locally your work will be linked into a national project which is helping Little terns throughout the country.

How to apply

Contact

Susan Rendell-Read, The Lodge Reserve
Tel: 01767 680551
Email: Susan.Rendell-Read@rspb.org.uk

Notes

As you will be volunteering on our partner sites you will have to go through their recruitment processes before volunteering. Travel expenses are available up to 25 miles each way. Training will be provided by the relevant partners.

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