Reserve Catering Assitant

We are very proud of our nature reserve, and of the team who make the reserve what it is. We have a welcome building too, but what makes a good welcome a great one, is people like you!

Thursday 15 October 2020
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Helping visitors at our reserves
Ham Wall

What we're looking for

RSPB Ham Wall, a part of the Avalon Marshes, is a rich patchwork of reedbeds, wet scrub and open water located about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Glastonbury. This special area is a haven for wildlife throughout the year including booming bitterns, stunning starlings and dazzling dragonflies. Following the Covid19 pandemic and national lockdown this role has been created to enable the reopening of the Visitor Welcome Building in a Covid19 secure environment. Your role will involve setting up the catering operation for the day, serving drinks and light snacks to visitors.

The skills you need

You will be friendly, welcoming and enthusiastic and confident in talking to visitors and serving them with refreshments including the preparation of hot drinks. You will provide an excellent customer service and experience and remain calm in a busy environment. You must be willing to undertake necessary training and including safeguarding, GDPR, PCI-DSS compliance and customer service training.

Your time

2-3 shifts per month
All year round

What's in it for you?

This role will suit someone who enjoys helping visitors and who would gain satisfaction from becoming a member of our visitor team. You will be part of the great Ham Wall team of volunteers and staff and if you like meeting new people then this is the role for you. We will train you in everything you need to know and it is a great opportunity to learn more about the reserve and the work of the RSPB.

How to apply


Michael Wilson, Ham Wall
Tel: 01458 860494


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. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way.

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