Visitor Experience Support Volunteer, Leighton Moss

Posted:
Wednesday 8 August 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration
Location:
Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay

What we're looking for

With over 100,000 visitors a year, Leighton Moss is a very busy site and we aim to deliver first class customer care at all times, as well as providing an outstanding home for wildlife. The nature reserve hosts many school/college/university visits during term time and a programme of family events at other times. Our professional Visitor Experience Team deliver exciting outdoor learning activities throughout the year and we are looking for a volunteer to support our work with practical, behind-the-scenes tasks such as tidying outdoor learning areas, indoor admin tasks, caring for equipment (e.g. binoculars) and preparations for family events as well as fulfilling many other essential background jobs.

The skills you need

• An ability to work independently and to follow instructions, but also to use your initiative • Comfortable with outdoor and indoor work • Good attention to detail and happy to take on routine tasks • Capability to operate small office equipment (e.g. photocopier, laminator) • Health and safety awareness

Your time

Minimum:
One day per week
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

• Receive an induction to the nature reserve • Get an insight into the RSPB, it's vision and ways of working • Play a role in the country's largest nature conservation charity • Become part of a friendly, supportive team • Get real job satisfaction knowing that your endeavours are an essential contribution to our work • Undertake a wide range of key background tasks • Receive regular line management support • Enjoy the opportunity to have fun in an outdoor learning environment with young people and families • Work with a wide range of people in lots of different settings • Share/gain natural history knowledge • Receive relevant health and safety training • An RSPB uniform and name badge • References if appropriate

How to apply

Contact

Jonathan Carter, Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay
Tel: 01524 701601
Email: Jon.Carter@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training, tools and equipment will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home.

Reference number 7746