What we're looking for
Rainham Marshes is a fantastic wet grassland nature reserve right on the banks of the River Thames and only 30 minutes from central London. We're looking for a dedicated volunteer intern to work alongside the Warden Team on habitat management, reserve maintenance and survey work. Must be willing to undertake strenuous manual labour outside in all weathers. These tasks are vital to the conservation of the special site and the smooth running of visitor operations. Tasks would include: Habitat management including Lowland wet grassland and Reedbed Anti predator work, including electric fence upkeep and monitoring Infrastructure maintenance ie boardwalk replacement Equipment and machine servicing Visitor engagement and assisting with events. Assisting with ecological monitoring and surveying A comprehensive induction and all necessary training will be provided.