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Administration, support and IT. vacancies: administration and office support roles including IT.

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JOB: Conservation Library & Information Support Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Slimbridge Wetland Centre, GL2 7BT

PAY: Training*

FOR: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

At WWT with a wealth of experience & a proven track record in scientific research we work together for a positive future by creating & protecting wetlands for wildlife & people. We also shape unforgettable experiences for our visitors at our centres & believe the best way for people to understand & connect to wetlands is to experience them, so we bring awe-inspiring nature up close & let it do the talking. We are looking for volunteers to support our work by assisting our friendly & experienced Grounds & Reserves teams with office administrative tasks. You will assist with day-to-day administration such as keeping our electronic systems up-to-date, assisting staff with answering telephone & email enquiries, organising team meetings, opening / despatching mail & managing deliveries. ASK: For more information & to apply, please visit: https://c-js.co.uk/2VVYBQW

JOB: Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Placement Volunteer

BE4: 30/6/19

LOC: Melton, Suffolk

PAY: Travel expenses and training

FOR: Dedham Vale AONB and Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB

3-4 days per week for 6 months (negotiable). A fabulous opportunity to gain hands on experience in a range of conservation projects; this role offers the chance to hone your practical skills & conservation knowledge whilst getting to know what makes the Dedham Vale & Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONBs so special. You’ll be part of a small & dedicated team committed to delivering a varied programme of activity, from regular conservation task days to site surveys & office based tasks. Ideally suited to a recent graduate seeking a broad experience in the environmental sector. We are fully committed to offering a worthwhile & rewarding experience for participants. Applicants need excellent communication skills & a willingness to develop their knowledge through working alongside other team members as well as individually. Previous experience isn’t essential, although some experience of practical work outdoors would be beneficial.  Applicants must be over 18 with a full driving licence. ASK: For more information visit www.dedhamvalestourvalley.org/about-us or call Paula or Deborah on 01394 445225.

JOB: RSPB Residential Volunteer Intern

BE4: 20/6/19

IV: 24/6/19

LOC: RSPB Central Highland Reserves , Inverness

PAY: Accommodation, training and out of pocket expenses

FOR: RSPB Scotland

7 months. Opportunity to gain skills and experience whilst being an essential part of the reserves team covering a variety of habitats, incl sand dune, wet grassland and coastal sites on SSSI and SPA designated reserves. Tasks will include surveys, invasive species control, working with volunteers, administration and office based tasks, habitat management and infrastructure maintenance. Opportunities to work at Tollie Red Kite Centre, Corrimony and other reserves in the region. Training relevant to the role will be provided.  You must be over 18, with a full UK manual driving licence and be able to cope with walking over rough ground and carrying heavy loads, demonstrable interest in working in the conservation sector and previous volunteer experience. Ideally you will be able to start the residential volunteer internship in early July. ASK: Please contact isabel.morgan@rspb.org.uk (CHR reserves Warden) for further information and an application form.

JOB: Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels – Volunteer Admin Support

BE4: N/A

LOC: Glenkens Area of Dumfries & Galloway (Home-Based)


FOR: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Half a day per week. You will help with the administrative tasks involved in running a successful volunteer organisation. Tasks incl data recording, basic computer tasks, contacting volunteers, emailing & phone calls, & other office based tasks as & when they arise.   Enjoy getting involved with exciting local conservation projects & encouraging people. People person, with good communication skills, enthusiastic about protecting red squirrels, diplomatic & tactful, able to explain project strategy & persuade others to get involved, well organised with a good eye for detail & able to follow data management protocol, familiar with MS Office. ASK: www.scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk squirrels@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk

JOB: Our Past, Our Future Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: New Forest National Park

PAY: Travel expenses

FOR: New Forest National Park Authority

The Our Past, Our Future Landscape Partnership Scheme volunteers can take part in archaeological digs, botanical surveys, digitising historical documents, recording the history of commoning, clearing invasive plants, monitoring water quality & much more. The range of activities are supported by 11 different partners to inspire a new generation to champion & care for the New Forest. Volunteers can give as much time as they would like. No previous experience or qualifications required, just a desire & passion to learn about, improve & enjoy the New Forest National Park. ASK: Contact Richard Austin, richard.austin@newforestnpa.gov.uk for more details.

JOB: Sevenoaks Visitor Centre Volunteers

BE4: N / A

LOC: Sevenoaks


FOR: Kent Wildlife Trust

We're looking for volunteers to join the largest of our Visitor Centres during our summer period.  Weekly commitment Thursdays, Saturdays or Sundays. The Visitor Centre is in the centre of our beautiful wildlife reserve containing lakes and ponds and is very popular with visitors from across the county and beyond. Our volunteers greet members of the public and provide information about the reserve (you don't need to be an expert, it's the perfect place to learn more about wildlife!) and you'll also be serving in our on-site shop and café. You'll need to be confident to welcome our visitors to the site, and happy to carry out light cleaning and stock checking, as well as serving in our cafe area and in the shop.   We offer full training, and there are lots of opportunities to get involved with our work on the reserve and with our events.  We are happy to complete reference requests for regular volunteers.  ASK: More information: https://c-js.co.uk/2w7x8w4

Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.