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Visitor Management vacancies: visitor services and management including event management.


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JOB: Events & Activities Volunteer

BE4: N/A

LOC: Arundel, West Sussex

PAY: WWT Benefits & Discounts

FOR: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

As an Activities and Events volunteer at WWT Arundel you will play a vital role in assisting staff leading a variety of fun, interactive and nature-based activities aimed at family groups, especially children, and also helping with aspects of our adult-friendly walks and talk programme that runs throughout the year. This role will suit you if you have an enthusiasm for the natural world, are able to communicate with a wide range of audiences and willing to spend time outdoors in all weather conditions. Preferably one day each week over weekends, bank holidays and school holidays. ASK: Please go to www.wwt.org.uk/volunteer to complete and submit the online application form. Email volunteer.arundel@wwt.org.uk if you have any problems. Successful applicants will be asked to come to the centre and meet the team, find out more about the role and discuss availability before being offered a placement.

JOB: Volunteer Information Assistant

BE4: 5/2/18

IV: 05/02/2018

LOC: Handa Island

PAY: Accom & some food costs

FOR: Scottish Wildlife Trust

A chance to communicate with visitors about nature, conservation, the Scottish Wildlife Trust and to recruit members.  A 10 week full time role to coincide with peak visitor season.  Enjoy life on a small island just off the mainland and boost your career.  Must have communicable passion for wildlife/the environment and be able to inspire others.  Must be willing and able to live in a remote setting with other volunteers for long periods and have a flexible attitude.  ASK: See Handa page on our website: https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/how-to-help/become-a-volunteer/volunteering-on-handa/

JOB: Walk Leader Opportunities

BE4: N / A

LOC: UK

PAY: Accom, travelling expenses & training

FOR: HF Holidays

HF Holidays Ltd is a leading tour operator specialising in walking, cycling & leisure activities holidays all over the world. We have 18 UK country houses & work with carefully chosen partner hotels in Europe & worldwide. We are a co-operative society & welcome over 50,000 guests on our holidays each year. We have opportunities for volunteer walk leaders in 18 UK locations & more than 60 destinations overseas. Leaders work together in a team to make the holiday successful & are resident for the duration of the holiday. They spend most of the time with our guests from greeting them on arrival to sharing meals, guiding walks & saying goodbye at the end! We offer: full board accommodation; travelling expenses; ongoing training opportunities; logbook experience; opportunity to improve leadership skills. If you’re an experienced, sociable walker & would like to share your love of the countryside with small groups of walkers on holiday, why not apply to join the team? ASK: http://hfholidays.co.uk/leaders or call Gillian Mininch, Walking Leader Recruitment & Training Manager, 01768 890091

JOB: Fenn's Moss NNR Voluntary Warden

BE4:

IV: Ongoing

LOC: Fenn’s, Whixall & Bettisfield Mosses NNR, & NNR Base (N Shropshire)

PAY: Travel expenses

FOR: Natural England & Natural Resources Wales

Great opportunity to assist with the restoration of part of Britain’s 3rd largest lowland raised peat bog. The NNR is 690ha & straddles the English / Welsh border, 4 miles from Whitchurch, Shropshire & 10 miles from Wrexham. Role is varied & can incl practical estate & habitat management tasks, surveying / monitoring, assisting with events / guided walks & office projects. Protective clothing & some formal courses & in-house training provided. Suitable for a student looking for a work placement or someone wanting to gain further exp in the conservation sector. Reliable & enthusiastic, keen interest in wildlife & conservation, physically fit & prepared to work outdoors. ASK: Contact David Tompkins, Reserve Manager david.tompkins@naturalengland.org.uk 01948 880362 www.gov.uk/natural-england

JOB: Engagement Volunteer

BE4: 01/08/2018

LOC: Wenlock Edge, Shropshire Hills

PAY: Training / travel expenses

FOR: National Trust

School holidays / weekends. Help the ranger team to inspire & teach people & share why Wenlock Edge is so special. You will improve our visitor’s experiences by supporting the ranger team to deliver events, guided walks, children’s activities & to develop interpretation. This role is quite flexible to suit your availability & interests. You will develop property interpretation & create resources for events e.g. posters, activity sheets. Engage with the public opportunistically & take photographs for use on online media & printed materials. Enthusiastic people who want to make new friends & share their passion for nature with others! No prev exp necessary.   ASK: http://c-js.co.uk/2wxPkQK kate.price@nationaltrust.org.uk

JOB: Lackford Lakes Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Lackford Lakes Visitor Centre

PAY: Appropriate training will be provided

FOR: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Looking for people who wish to volunteer their time to helping our Nature Reserve be the best it can be. We have a strong team of vols who help with everything from running the shop, talking to visitors, helping with admin, social media, patrolling the reserve, doing odd jobs & helping our Wild Learning Officer. The role is very flexible & you can give as much or as little time as you have available. We are a very welcoming place & if you think you may be interested then please get in touch. Volunteering with our Wild Learning Officer will be mainly weekdays but we welcome whatever you can give. Friendly person, happy working with the public & able to spread our wildlife message. Experience of working with young people pref when becoming involved with learning but not essential. We have many roles at Lackford & many of our vols help within a number of roles. ASK: lackford.education@suffolkwildlifetrust.org or lackford.centre@suffolkwildlifetrust.org 01284 728706.

JOB: Event Assistants

BE4: N/A

LOC: Surrey & Hampshire (near Farnham & Hazeley Reserves)

PAY: Travel expenses

FOR: RSPB

1 day per month incl weekends. Work as a team, assisting with a range of events in order to help us raise the profile of the RSPB & the reserves. Variable time required but approx. Enthusiastic with great communication skills & the ability to be able to share your enthusiasm for nature, birds & wildlife with people of all ages. Outgoing personality. An enjoyment of hands-on activities e.g. badge making, helping children have a connection to nature etc. is useful for family events. Required to travel to events. ASK: Mary Braddock, Farnham & Hazeley Heath Reserves 07714 271024 / 01252 795632 mary.braddock@rspb.org.uk

JOB: Discovery Hut Wardens

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Seaton Wetlands, Devon

PAY: 0

FOR: East Devon District Council

Be the public face of Seaton Wetlands, welcome people, answer questions about the site & share any knowledge on wildlife & birds seen in the area. In the Discovery Hut there is a nature table which the Wardens can show to children. Make tea & coffee, hire out the mobility tramper & pond dipping equipment & record visitor data. Fun & varied role on Saturday or Sundays (Monday during the summer). Training sessions are run for Wardens on the Tramper & First Aid. Also social events. Volunteers must enjoy meeting people & have great communication skills. ASK: Countryside Team 01395 517557 countryside@eastdevon.gov.uk

JOB: Volunteer Sport Event Marshals

BE4: N/A

LOC: High Lodge Forest Centre, Brandon, Suffolk

PAY: Volunteer benefits package

FOR: Forestry Commission

High Lodge Forest Centre is one of the Forestry Commission's busiest forest visitor centres in the East of England, offering a variety of outdoor activities within the Forest. As part of a partnership programme with Sport England, High Lodge are looking for keen individuals to volunteer as Sports Event Marshals to help support and deliver sporting events as part of the Active Forest Programme. You will be motivated and enthusiastic about sport & physical activities, enjoy the outdoors & meeting new people. No formal qualifications required, however you will need to be over 18 years of age. You will receive training and on the day briefings as needed. In return for your time & commitment we offer a volunteer benefits package. ASK: For full details about this role or other volunteer opportunities https://www.forestry.gov.uk/highlodge-volunteer For an application form email volunteer.thetford@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

JOB: South Inspiring People Voluntary Trainee

BE4: 9am 31st January 2018

LOC: Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster

PAY: Some travel expenses and competitive training budget

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

3 days per week for 12 months. With a thriving education and events calendar YWT delivers a wide range of activities throughout the year at Potteric Carr Nature Reserve; including school visits, family activity days and workshops for the public. We are looking for a voluntary trainee to gain exp with the Inspiring People team and help to deliver our diverse formal & informal engagement programme on site. This is a great opportunity to develop skills in environmental education and people engagement; particularly the planning, marketing and delivery of a wide range of education and family events. ASK: Volunteering Development Team: volunteering@ywt.org.uk For more information and an application form visit http://c-js.co.uk/1TpZtlK

JOB: Residential Volunteers

BE4: 2/2/18

LOC: RSPB Loch Lomond

PAY: Free accommodation and training where appropriate

FOR: RSPB

RSPB Loch Lomond is looking for enthusiastic long term residential volunteers, for a visitor exp & a practical conservation & surveying role. You will develop a set of skills that will make you a competitive candidate for nature conservation roles. You will be an integral part of our small & friendly team & assist with all aspects of our work. The roles are diverse, & vary depending on the time of year. You will need to be at least 18 years old, preferably with a clean driving licence. The ability to work in a team is essential, as is enthusiasm, good communication skills & a friendly disposition. Time Commitment: 6 months Mid March - Mid September.  ASK: Applications should be sent in the form of a CV to rebecca.austin@rspb.org.uk. Please see our website for more details of the individual roles at http://www.rspb.org.uk/residentialvolunteering

JOB: Visitor Experience Assistant - Residential Volunteer

BE4: 31/01/2018

IV: mid-late Feb

LOC: RSPB Bempton Cliffs, near Bridlington, East Yorkshire

PAY: Training / accommodation

FOR: RSPB

We are looking for two residential volunteers for 2018 to join us from March / April to September for 6 months, 5 days a week full-time (negotiable). One volunteer would do predominantly visitor experience tasks, with a small amount of education, the other would be predominantly working with the education team helping with school visits to the reserve, with areas of visitor experience ASK: Please visit http://www.rspb.org.uk for full post details and application form.

JOB: Skomer Island Long Term Volunteers

BE4: 26/01/18

IV: 26/01/2018

LOC: Skomer Island NNR, Pembrokeshire

PAY: Accommodation, boat transport & rel training

FOR: Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales

Four placements available, two running from 01/04/18 until 15/07/18 & two running from 15/07/18 until 30/09/18. Successful candidates will assist in welcoming visitors to the island, conducting species monitoring, maintaining visitor accommodation, leading educational activities, maintenance work & other tasks where necessary. They will have a love & enthusiasm for wildlife & conservation, a hardy nature, & be willing to work in all weathers with unsociable hours in remote locations. They will also have a high level of motivation, be happy to work independently, be physically fit & happy to spend long periods of time on the island without visiting the mainland. ASK: http://c-js.co.uk/2BunV2y or Leighton Newman on skomer.vo@welshwildlife.org

JOB: Visitor Experience - Guide in a Hide - WWT Martin Mere

BE4: N/A

LOC: Martin Mere, Burscough, Lancashire

PAY: 0

FOR: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

In this role you will be encouraging our visitors to make the most of their visit to Martin Mere Wetland Centre, and to understand and support our work to save wetlands for wildlife and people. The role will involve engaging with visitors in the hides at the centre to provide information regarding what wildlife can be seen and events, activities and developments taking place at the centre. You will also be recording birds and wildlife seen, and number of visitors with whom you have engaged. The following would be an advantage to the role: Excellent bird ID and verbal communication skills; good listening skills, with the ability to adapt your approach to suit your audience; confidence and/or exp of successful face-to-face contact with the public; commitment to excellent customer service; an interest in the work of WWT; the ability to work under your own initiative. One or two days per week (Tues, Weds, Fri and Sun) from 10 - 4. ASK: See website to apply: http://c-js.co.uk/2qDK75r

JOB: Family Activities Assistant – Arts & Crafts

BE4: N/A

LOC: Martin Mere Wetland Centre, Burscough, West Lancashire

PAY: Training

FOR: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

An excellent opportunity to work within an internationally important conservation organisation, discount is available in the café & shop & free entry to all WWT wetland centres throughout the UK. Training opportunities provided. You will take on a wide variety of roles in assisting with the organisation & delivery of arts & crafts during the key seasonal events & smaller activities for the visiting public throughout the year. The position will require work during weekdays & public holidays, exact hours to be discussed. Working knowledge of artistic mediums & experience of arts & crafts with small & large groups & families; experience of working with a variety of age groups including children & adults; attention to detail & creativity; confident & friendly attitude & / or experience of successful face-to-face contact with the public; interest in & enthusiasm for the WWT & the natural world; good listening skills, with ability to adapt your approach to suit your audience; ability to work on your own initiative under the direction of the Learning Manager. ASK: Amy Hannan, Volunteer Development Officer, amy.hannan@wwt.org.uk 01704 891 224

JOB: Outdoor Education Volunteer

BE4: 27/02/2018

IV: w/b 12/3/18 (Skype)

LOC: Slapton Ley Field Centre

PAY: Accommodation / food / training

FOR: Field Studies Council

5 days a week (incl some weekend working), starting April/May to September (dates are flexible). This position incl: running events & activities for visitors such as rock-pooling & bat walks; observing & assisting with Key Stage 2 groups; working from the 'beach trailer' & providing information for visitors, helping them discover what Slapton Ley has to offer; assisting the ranger in management of the nature reserve. Pleasant manner & good communication skills, able to relate well to centre staff & customers. Quals (A Level or equiv) in ecology, geography or rel subject would be of benefit, as would a qual in basic first aid. Exp of working with young people & / or exp of working in a conservation environment also be beneficial. ASK: Alice Henderson, Community Engagement & Volunteer Coordinator, volunteer.sl@field-studies-council.org

JOB: Engagement Volunteer

BE4: 26/04/2018

IV: w/c 7/5/18 (Skype)

LOC: Slapton Ley Field Centre

PAY: Accommodation / food / training

FOR: Field Studies Council

Assist with visitor management, information & education tasks, incl: providing information for visitors at the Beach Trailer; assisting with events & education activities for visitors; assisting with maintaining nature trail path & visitor facilities; ensuring safe, efficient, customer focused service; ensuring a happy, productive working environment & contributing positively to the environmental performance of the Centre. Pleasant manner & good communication skills, able to relate well to centre staff & customers. Quals (A Level or equiv) in ecology, geography or rel subject would be of benefit, as would a qual in basic first aid. Exp of working with young people & / or exp of working in a conservation environment also be beneficial. ASK: Alice Henderson, Community Engagement & Volunteer Coordinator, volunteer.sl@field-studies-council.org

JOB: Education & Outreach Assistant

BE4: 07/05/2018

IV: 14-18/5/18 (Skype)

LOC: New Quay, West Wales

PAY: Training

FOR: Sea Watch Foundation

16/7/18 - 21/10/18. To help with: promoting & running the National Whale & Dolphin Watch event (28th July - 5 Aug 2018). Participate in presentations & create activities to take to local schools / community groups / tourist centres; research & write articles; create educational / promotional materials Also some opportunities to be involved in fieldwork. Shared accommodation provided at approx. £73 / week + living expenses. Part time work is quite easy to obtain in the area if required. Essential: strong interest in marine conservation & education; outgoing personality with confidence to interact with the public; excellent verbal & writing skills; initiative & able to bring own ideas & personality to the position; strong commitment to volunteering work; ability to work in an organised & reliable manner & to manage a variable workload; ability to get on well with others in a small team in shared accommodation. Desirable: good IT skills (Office packages); strong interest & some knowledge of British cetaceans; background in marine biology / environmental science or similar; exp with social media & in boat based survey work; willing to work long hours outdoors in often changeable Welsh weather. ASK: CV, cover letter & contact details of 2 referees to Kathy James, kathy.james@seawatchfoundation.org.uk Outcome notified by 25/5/18.

JOB: Visitor Marketing Support Volunteer

BE4: 10/02/2018

LOC: WWT Martin Mere / Homebased

PAY: 0

FOR: The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Up to 2 days per week. At WWT we believe the best way for people to understand & connect to wetlands is to experience them. We have many skilled & enthusiastic people at our centres & at the HQ office in Slimbridge who work hard on the marketing of these amazing experiences & we welcome over a million visitors a year to our centres across the UK.   We'd love to do more & we are looking for someone to support our national visitor marketing team. In this new role, you will be supporting with the research of marketing opportunities & data for the development of visitor marketing. Good eye for detail & exp using Excel. ASK: http://c-js.co.uk/2iq4Bf4

JOB: Weekly Guided Walk Leader Volunteer

BE4: 28/02/2018

LOC: RSPB South Stack Cliffs

PAY: Training / travel expenses (up to 25 miles)

FOR: RSPB Cymru

Saturdays 11am - 1pm. Lead guided walks at South Stack for groups of visitors & give an understanding of the wildlife & plants on the reserve as well as help with bird ID. You will need a desire to help people & a great enthusiasm for wildlife at South Stack. An outgoing personality with good knowledge of wildlife & clear communication skills. ASK: Eva Vazquez-Garcia, Community & Volunteer Development Officer - North Wales 01248 672850 eva.vazquezgarcia@rspb.org.uk http://c-js.co.uk/2xJ3wF4

JOB: Wild About Nature Volunteer

BE4: 28/02/2018

LOC: RSPB Conwy

PAY: Training / travel exp / clothing

FOR: RSPB Cymru

1 day or half day per week. We want to inspire visitors to RSPB Conwy nature reserve about wildlife & to encourage families to explore nature. Your help is needed to engage with visitors to discover nature e.g. by encouraging them to look through a telescope from one of the hides, by providing the chance for children to go on a bug hunt, & simply to point out some of the amazing nature that can be found right by the trails. We need you to help visitors to have an enjoyable, informative & inspiring nature experience. RSPB Conwy has received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to support this volunteering opportunity. You'll need to have the confidence to strike up conversations with members of the public, knowledge & enthusiasm about wildlife & conservation, but most important of all, you'll need a friendly demeanour. You'll be prepared to get involved in a hands-on way & enjoy meeting the public! ASK: Eva Vazquez-Garcia, Community & Volunteer Development Officer - North Wales 01248 672850 eva.vazquezgarcia@rspb.org.uk http://c-js.co.uk/2exzPyA

JOB: Weekend Steward

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Castle Ward Estate, Strangford, Northern Ireland

PAY: In house training

FOR: National Trust

10am - 4pm weekends. As part of your responsibilities you will carry out car parking & visitor orientation duties as required on a daily basis. You will be part of a broader team of Staff & Volunteers assisting as required with Events &/when necessary supporting the Visitor Experience Team & assisting with Event Set-up. You will conduct routine litter patrols & keep the site tidy & presentable for all visitors. Have a friendly & enthusiastic manner & enjoy working with family visitors in particular. This role can be physically demanding & you may be on your feet all day. ASK: Kim McMonagle castleward.volunteering@nationaltrust.org.uk

JOB: Volunteer Estate Ranger

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Castle Ward

PAY: In house training & free accommodation

FOR: National Trust

A volunteer ranger is someone who would like to work as part of our outdoor team. Be part of a broader team of countryside staff & volunteers, you will have the opportunity to assist with general gardening & estate maintenance duties. Learn about the day to day running of a large estate & get involved with a wide range of practical conservation duties. Assist with estate livestock as required. Trails maintenance, tool & vehicle maintenance; maintain a high standard of H&S in accordance with National Trust policies & procedures. There may be other activities where we could use your help e.g. events. You will enable a broad range of visitors to have outstanding & inspirational exp. ASK: http://c-js.co.uk/2y7c1O1

JOB: Storytelling Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, BT23 6EA

PAY: Training, free entry to WWT sites & discounts

FOR: The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

3 - 6 hours per day. Engage visitors, both young & old, during seasonal events throughout the year. We are seeking volunteers for school holidays & you may also be called upon for some weekend storytelling sessions. Deliver storytelling sessions to young children & families using entertaining stories rel to the season or subject matter, bringing the stories to life through the use of different voices, costumes, props & pictures, preparing in advance by helping to source & adapt stories & equipment to be used in the delivery of the sessions, weaving in WWT's key wetland conservation message. Outgoing & friendly with some rel exp of working with children & performance, or demonstrable skills in these areas. Able to work independently & proactively to manage an audience & capture the attention of families & children in an outdoor setting. ASK: Amy Hannan, Volunteering Development Officer amy.hannan@wwt.org.uk 01704 891224 http://c-js.co.uk/14HPJyH

JOB: Family Activities Assistant - Arts & Crafts

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, BT23 6EA

PAY: WWT benefits & discounts

FOR: The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Assist the Learning Team (made up of staff & volunteers) to engage visitors through the medium of arts & crafts. A key focus of your role will be to assist with the organisation of, & delivery of, arts & craft themed activities throughout the year. Providing centre support through the preparation of arts & craft materials & resources for activities & seasonal events. Liaising with the Learning Manager on all aspects of what is required to carry out arts & crafts activities i.e. ordering stock, material preparation, storage of material etc. An interest in arts & crafts & those relating to children specifically; working knowledge of artistic mediums; good artistic skills & exp of arts & craft prep for small & larger public events; exp working with a variety of age groups; exp of craft resourcing & material preparation with attention to detail & creativity; confident friendly attitude &/or exp of successful face-to-face contact with the public; an interest in & enthusiasm for the work of WWT & the natural world; good listening skills, with the ability to adapt your approach to suit your audience; ability to work on your own initiative under the direction of the Learning Manager. ASK: Amy Hannan, Volunteering Development Officer amy.hannan@wwt.org.uk 01704 891224 http://c-js.co.uk/14HPJyH

JOB: Visitor Service Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Rushmere Country Park, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 0EB

PAY: Training / experience

FOR: Greensand Trust

5 hpw, 11am - 4pm. Provide accurate & up-to-date information for visitors to the area, hand out printed information, promote upcoming events/activities & deal with face-to-face queries. Litter pick around the Visitor Centre & rota check all public areas & ensure they are clean & tidy, reporting any issues/feedback. Sell items & take payment for car & cycle permits. Friendly, enthusiastic & welcoming personality. Able to talk to a wide range of different people, exp of working with the public & able to handle confrontation. Flexible, reliable & able to work within a team & alone. Numeracy skills. A love of wildlife & wild things. ASK: Sarah Preston, Volunteer Coordinator, 01525 234260, sarah.preston@greensandtrust.org

JOB: Visitor Experience Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire

PAY: All training provided

FOR: Forestry Commission

Help our visitors get the most out of Dalby & present a knowledgeable & enthusiastic welcome to the public. You could be giving general information about the facilities, advising on the best cycle trail or explaining where to spot the Gruffalo! Dalby is a special place to many people & we always want to provide a top quality experience for our hundreds of thousands of visitors. Your knowledge of Dalby, combined with warm enthusiasm, will be the icing on the cake to make a good day a great one. Volunteering with us is a great way to get outside, meet people, learn something new & develop new skills, all in the beautiful setting of Dalby Forest. We’re looking for volunteers during our busiest times, weekends & school holidays. ASK: volunteering.yorkshire@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

JOB: Family Event Helpers

BE4: N / A

LOC: RSPB South Stack Cliffs (LL65 1YH)

PAY: Training & expenses

FOR: RSPB Cymru

We hold a number of small events for families & adults throughout the year as well as three larger events. We are looking for people to help out with different elements such as craft making, mini-beast sessions, dressing up as a puffin or pointing out birds. If you like people & would like to help please get in touch. The South Stack reserve is quite remote & so own transport is useful as there is no public transport to the reserve. Exp of working with families & young people would be an advantage but not essential. A passion for wildlife & enthusiasm for the work of the RSPB & willingness to share this passion is vital. ASK: Eva Vazquez-Garcia, Community & Volunteer Development Officer - North Wales Tel: 01248 672850 Email: Eva.VazquezGarcia@rspb.org.uk http://c-js.co.uk/2iVEHSY

JOB: Shop / Retail Assistant

BE4: N / A

LOC: RSPB Conwy (LL31 9XZ)

PAY: Training & expenses

FOR: RSPB Cymru

Half a day per week. To assist in the running of our shop, ensuring our visitors have a pleasurable & interesting time. Duties to include meeting the public, talking to them about our products, & advising on their purchases. Working on the till, replenishing stock & displays, pricing items & keeping displays clean, tidy & merchandised attractively. Offering the highest level of customer service at all times. Rel RSPB clothing & equipment provided. If you enjoy working with the public, have a friendly disposition, are enthusiastic about the work of the RSPB & possess tact & diplomacy, this is the role for you. Reliable at handling money & stock. Familiarity with customer care & retail exp is an advantage but not essential as full training provided. We'd welcome Welsh-speaking volunteers. ASK: Eva Vazquez-Garcia, Community & Volunteer Development Officer - North Wales Tel: 01248 672850 Email: Eva.VazquezGarcia@rspb.org.uk http://c-js.co.uk/2iTrqu0

JOB: Visitor Engagement Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: RSPB Conwy (LL31 9XZ)

PAY: Training & expenses

FOR: RSPB Cymru

Half a day per week, preferably weekends. We want to inspire visitors to RSPB Conwy nature reserve about wildlife & to encourage families to explore nature. Your help is needed to engage with visitors out on site, help out with Family events at weekends & during school holidays, promote RSPB membership, & generally to help make sure that visitors to RSPB Conwy are having an enjoyable, informative & inspiring experience. Rel RSPB clothing & equipment will be provided. You'll need to have the confidence to strike up conversations with members of the public, a desire to help, an enthusiasm for wildlife & conservation, but most important of all, you'll need a friendly demeanour & a ready smile! Some knowledge of wildlife is useful but we can teach you. ASK: Eva Vazquez-Garcia, Community & Volunteer Development Officer - North Wales Tel: 01248 672850 Email: Eva.VazquezGarcia@rspb.org.uk http://c-js.co.uk/2ey10cy

JOB: Seal Watch Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Ravenscar, Yorkshire Coast

PAY: In house training

FOR: National Trust

4 hours a day, once a week. At Ravenscar there is a grey seal colony which is visited by members of the public & has up to 300 seals. You will engage with visitors informing them about the seals & how to behave around them. Training will be given. You will also be required to monitor the seals by counting numbers on a regular basis.  Outdoorsy, whatever the weather's doing; reasonably fit & healthy - you don’t need to be Bear Grylls but you will need to be fit to walk up the cliff; keen to work with people & animals; passionate about Ravenscar & seals. ASK: yorkshirecoast@nationaltrust.org.uk 01723 870423.

JOB: Various Volunteer Roles

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Exe Estuary, Exeter

PAY: 0

FOR: RSPB

Help to make a difference on the amazing Exe Estuary reserves. We have a variety of roles such as practical conservation, assisting with events, manning the Bowling Green Marsh hide, data recording, dragonfly surveys & more. We aim to find a role that suits you & fits around other commitments. Great chance to meet like-minded volunteers / make new friends. Flexible, 1 day a week would be ideal. No special skills required, just enthusiasm & willingness to work with others. ASK: 01392 833311 eleanor.gifford@rspb.org.uk or tom.pace@rspb.org.uk



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