Receptionist/Wildlife Enquiries Officer

A Receptionist / Wildlife Enquiries Officer volunteer is required to take calls from RSPB staff and members, as well as from the general public. General office admin will also be part of the role.

Posted:
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration
Location:
South and West Scotland Regional Office

What we're looking for

We are looking for a keen volunteer to take calls and offer advice to members of the general public regarding wildlife issues and conservation as well as the charity itself. Taking calls from members of RSPB staff, redirecting calls and taking messages will also be a part of the role as well as carrying out general office admin.

The skills you need

Ability to communicate clearly and confidently over the phone. Basic computer literacy. Knowledge of nature and conservation. Flexibility to handle adhoc nature of role (might only be able to give short notice) and confidence to work without supervision once guidance given.

Your time

Minimum:
One day per week
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

As an RSPB volunteer you will gain valuable experience working with a charity and further your skills in public communication and office admin. The role itself is very rewarding and there is a great deal to be learned regarding wildlife and conservation. Learning modules will also be made available to you as a volunteer regarding the legality of working for a charity and working with the public.

How to apply

Contact

Clare Bunyard, South and West Scotland Regional Office
Tel: 0141 331 0993
Email: SWJobs@rspb.org.uk

Notes

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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