Sherwood Forest Volunteer Co-ordinator

Wednesday 25 April 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration

What we're looking for

We are looking for someone to help us recruit and manage a team of highly motivated volunteers to assist us with our work. You will help us ensure all volunteers have a rewarding and enjoyable time whilst volunteering with the RSPB. The role will involve many aspects of volunteer coordination such as: Updating the volunteer database Update online advertisements Responding to volunteer enquiries pulling together volunteer induction packs Ordering name badges and uniform Helping deliver inductions You will be part of a team of 4, led by our lead coordinator who will provide support and direction.

The skills you need

An outgoing personality, good organisational and communication skills, an ability to lead/inspire others and work as part of a team. Tact and diplomacy are also an advantage. An enthusiasm for, and knowledge of, birds and other wildlife is beneficial but not essential. Computer/database/website skills an advantage.

Your time

1 day per week
All year round

What's in it for you?

You will be part of a friendly team and help us co-ordinate a team of volunteers. You will meet lots of like minded people and hopefully make new friends. This is a chance to gain experience in working with people of all ages and to learn new skills and develop existing ones. This is a wonderful opportunity 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


Nadia Archer, Various locations


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. 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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