What we're looking for
Volunteers already make a vital and fantastic contribution to the running of RSPB sites along the Dearne Valley. Over the next three years, we are seeking a further 35+ volunteers for 15 new roles in the Dearne Valley as we put National Lottery Heritage funding to great use in a programme of bushcraft events, heritage storytelling, festivals, health and wellbeing events, art workshops and physical improvement to the reserve which will better connect us to local people and communities. We are looking for a well organised friendly person who can match potential volunteers to roles they will excel in and support staff and volunteers to ensure volunteering is an excellent experience for all. Day to day tasks will include responding to volunteer enquiries/ general questions advertising new roles conducting interviews with potential volunteers assisting staff with the induction of new volunteers. admin tasks such as recording volunteer hours, registering new volunteers, creating ID badges, organising rotas and processing expenses claims. In addition you will champion volunteering in the Dearne Valley and encourage feedback/ sharing between volunteers via volunteer events, quarterly newsletter and RSPB's annual volunteer engagement survey. This role will be largely office or home based but you will be out and about meeting and talking to volunteers when the time is right. The role is for 1 day a week.