Sherwood Forest Event Crew

We're looking for assistants to help us run the annual calendar of events at Sherwood Forest

Wednesday 21 February 2018
Vacancy type:
Publicity and promotional

What we're looking for

There is something for every visitor on Sherwood's event timetable, from the massive Robin Hood Festival to seasonal nature walks to hands on experiences. We are looking for volunteers to join our event crew to help these activities run smoothly. On event days there will be more visitors to manage and tasks to be completed. As a member of the event crew, you could be helping direct visitors, setting up equipment or tidying away afterwards. This is a flexible role, so if you can't commit to a regular day, this might be one for you. Main tasks: Setting up and taking down equipment, e.g.. event signage and marquees Litter picking and keeping the site looking tidy at big events Marshalling to help visitors find out where to go Helping the car park assistants when it gets busy Handing out simple activities and providing information about the event

The skills you need

Friendly and approachable personality Helpful disposition, happy to take on different duties depending on the need Organised and calm under pressure Willingness to deal with litter and bins Comfortably working in a busy environment

Your time

1 day per month
All year around

What's in it for you?

Sherwood Forest is known the world over, you will be working in the UK's most famous woodland. As an event volunteer you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help people have a brilliant experience at Sherwood Forest. You will be working as part of a big team to deliver amazing events, so if you enjoy teamwork, then this role is for you.

How to apply


Kathryn Hearn, Various locations
Email: sherwoodforest@RSPB.ORG.UK


If you would like to enquire about this role, please email our volunteer coordinator team at Appropriate training will be provided and expenses re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB relies on the support and generosity of volunteers to make a difference.

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