Garden Assistant

This is an opportunity to help as a Gardening Assistant at The Lodge Reserve in Sandy, Bedfordshire, with the opportunity to develop new gardening skills

Posted:
Wednesday 13 February 2019
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Location:
UKHQ The Lodge Reserve

What we're looking for

We require volunteer help in the areas of habitat management, reserve maintenance and visitor services. All tasks are vital for conservation of the site and for retaining good access to, and around the reserve

The skills you need

Enthusiasm and an interest in conservation are essential. A variety of skills are needed from surveying, research, habitat management, estate maintenance, staffing information centres and administration. A good level of fitness is essential. You will need an up-to-date tetanus injection and to enjoy working in a team.

Your time

Minimum:
Wednesdays
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

To work as part of the reserve team and learn more about the reserve. The opportunity to build up skills. This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity.

How to apply

Contact

Nicholas Aikman, UKHQ The Lodge Reserve
Tel: 01767 680551
Email: Nicholas.Aikman@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.

Reference number 8726