Volunteer Warden

Posted:
Tuesday 14 November 2017
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Location:
Mawddach Valley

What we're looking for

To support the woodlands team on delivery of conservation management to restore and maintain our fabulous Mawddach woodlands. You'll be volunteering alongside our Warden at times and with a team of volunteers at others. This will involve practical work such as scrub and ditch clearance and pond maintenance. Seasonally there will be monitoring, such as undertaking butterfly transects & nest box monitoring. This role will involve leading, energising and directing our group of fortnightly work party volunteers as well as helping to recruit new volunteers.

The skills you need

You'll need enthusiasm, practical skills and ability to work in physically demanding, steep, rough terrain in all weathers. You'll need to be able to work both as part of a team and independently. You'll need good people skills and leadership qualities in order to help direct our enthusiastic volunteers.

Your time

Minimum:
1 day per week or fortnight
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

It's an opportunity to contribute to the effectiveness of RSPB work, meet new people and gain new skills. We pride ourselves in treating our volunteers in the same manner as our staff, in terms of training and career development, and you will have access to our extensive resources in these fields, as well as gaining potentially valuable experience volunteering for Europe's largest conservation charity

How to apply

Contact

Claire Rhydwen, Ynys Hir
Tel: 01654 700222
Email: claire.rhydwen@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed where necessary. You will need an up to date tetanus injection.The RSPB works for a healthy environment rich in birds and wildlife. It relies on the support and generosity of volunteers to make a difference. The RSPB is the UK Partner of the global federation of conservation organisations, BirdLife International.

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