Garden Assistant - Sandy, Bedfordshire

Thursday 29 November 2018
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
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

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


Nicholas Aikman, UKHQ The Lodge Reserve
Tel: 01767 680551


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.

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