Conservation Volunteer - Tudeley Woods (Kent)

Posted:
Tuesday 9 February 2016
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Location:
Weald Reserves

What we're looking for

We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our conservation work party to help with vital habitat management and conservation work at the reserve. Tasks include: - Scrub clearance - Coppicing - Litter picking - Trail maintenance We provide all tools and protective equipment.

The skills you need

You don't need previous experience, just enthusiasm and an interest in conservation. A good level of fitness is important because the work involves lots of practical, manual tasks. You will need an up-to-date tetanus injection and enjoy working in a team.

Your time

Minimum:
Flexible - once a fortnight desirable
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

You'll be: - Working as part of a reserve team - Learning more about the reserve and conservation management - Learning new skills - Carrying out essential tasks that would not be possible without volunteer involvement - Meeting other people who are also passionate about nature This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity.

How to apply

Contact

Alan Loweth, Weald Reserves
Tel: 01892 752430
Email: Alan.Loweth@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. Ongoing support is provided. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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