Garden Assistant - Sandy, Bedfordshire

Posted:
Thursday 29 November 2018
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Location:
UKHQ The Lodge Reserve

What we're looking for

We are looking for keen gardeners to help maintain the wildlife-friendly gardens at The Lodge reserve. You will receive one-on-one training in horticulture and wildlife gardening within the context of a respected conservation organisation.

The skills you need

We are looking for practical volunteers with lots of enthusiasm and interest in gardening and wildlife. There will be a variety of gardening, conservation and maintenance tasks at the garden. You will need to be reasonably fit but there will be tasks to suit a variety of skills, interests and aptitude, which may include digging, weeding, planting, pruning and much more. You must live reasonably locally.

Your time

Minimum:
Flexible
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

You will learn more about gardening for wildlife and this is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation and promote our work. You will gain a valuable insight into the workings of Europe's largest conservation charity. You'll be part of a friendly team of local people who all share a love of gardening and concern for nature.

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. 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 8890