What we're looking for

We're looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to be involved with RSPB Cymru's work saving nature, from fundraising to helping children spend more time outdoors discovering wildlife. Through this role you could help us run events, recruit new RSPB members, deliver nature-based activities for families, write blogs, add your voice to campaigns and help us influence the Welsh Government. We work on weekdays and weekends in our office in central Cardiff and across the city. We'll tailor your volunteering experience to suit you, your interests and the focus of your DofE Award whether it be volunteering or developing new skills.

The skills you need

You'll be enthusiastic, energetic and a confident communicator who's happy to approach new people and engage with members of the public. You'll enjoy team work and spending time both in and outdoors, have a basic knowledge of nature and be willing to learn more. You'll be comfortable receiving feedback and be proactive in identifying ways to improve the things we do. With lots of things to get involved in you'll be organised and motivated with lots of initiative to ensure you're able to seize all possible opportunities to help achieve your DofE Award with us.

Your time

Minimum:
An average of 1 - 2 hours every week in accordance with the requirements of your award.
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

This is a chance to volunteer for Europe's largest environmental conservation charity. You'll work closely with RSPB staff and other volunteers to gain first-hand experience behind the scenes of a busy and successful charity on a mission to help save nature. You'll be able to gain skills and experience identifying wildlife, engaging people with nature, researching, campaigning, fundraising and more depending on what you'd like to get involved in. As an Approved Activity Provider for the DofE you'll be supervised and mentored by RSPB staff who've been trained by the DofE to help you excel in your volunteering.

How to apply

Contact

Susan Ansell, Wales HQ
Tel: 029 2035 3000
Email: Susan.Ansell@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Full training and uniform will be provided and any travel expenses incurred whilst volunteering will be reimbursed.

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