What we're looking for
The Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival 2018 is a partnership between the RSPB, Glasgow City Council, and community groups and celebrates 30 years of biodiversity in the city since the Glasgow Garden Festival in 1988. The programme includes a wide range of activities celebrating gardens and greenspaces in the city. We are seeking volunteers to facilitate and document this inspiring festival. You will be part of a team who will inspire the public about nature, facilitate valuable connections to the natural world, and engage people in the conservation work that we do, through public engagement and community events. There are various roles we are recruiting for, these include: Events Assistants: Welcoming members of the public to events and registering them onto walks and talks as well as giving them information about the day. Helping set up, and take down of events, directing people to the appropriate places, providing assistance to visitors, including those with special needs. Reporting any lost children, and all issues to the event coordinators. Nature Connectors: Facilitating activities such as mini-beast hunts, pond dipping and making homes for nature. Nature Recorders: Joining our walking and cycling tours and record the wildlife you find. Photographic Journalists: Documenting the Festival through film and photography. Promotion and Social Media Volunteers: Helping us to promote this event around Glasgow. Facepainting Volunteers: Helping us to raise money for the RSPB through nature inspired facepainting at our various events throughout the summer.