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Publicity and Fundraising vacancies: public relations, promotion including social media, grant applications and administration and fundraising. This section also includes membership promotion and recruitment roles.


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JOB: Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels – Community Engagement Volunteer

BE4: N/A

LOC: Glenkens Area of Dumfries & Galloway

PAY: Training, mentoring & travel expenses of 35p/mile

FOR: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Ideally one day per fortnight. Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels are working in partnership with the Glenkens Red Squirrel Group to deliver red squirrel conservation in the Glenkens area. Help us raise awareness of the project by arranging & attending public events in the area. Tasks will include helping to increase the number of active volunteers by engaging with the public, mobilising the project’s network of volunteers in the area to attend public events, booking event stalls, arranging volunteer rotas, stall set-up, & volunteer engagement & support.   Passionate about red squirrels & want to spread the word about our exciting project. 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, adaptable & flexible.   ASK: www.scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk squirrels@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk

JOB: Trustee

BE4: N / A

LOC: Home or Monks Risborough

PAY: Expenses

FOR: Campaign to Protect Rural England Buckinghamshire

4-6 meetings per year. Do you care about protecting the Buckinghamshire countryside? Are you a champion for affordable, sustainable housing - but in the right places? Please consider joining CPRE Buckinghamshire as a trustee. This is an ideal opportunity for people who live in and love Buckinghamshire and who want to support environmental and conservation campaigns. You will be part of the local branch of a highly regarded, national charity and feel part of a friendly and highly-engaged group. Experience in planning, media or fundraising would be especially appreciated. ASK: Contact: F Lahiguera, CPRE Buckinghamshire Trustee, falahiguera@gmail.com

JOB: Fife Nature Records Centre Data Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Glenrothes, Fife

PAY: Training

FOR: Fife Nature Records Centre (based within Fife Council)

1 day per week (flexible). Gain insight into the day to day running of a Local Environmental Records Centre & an excellent grounding in wildlife data entry techniques & quality assurance procedures. Ongoing work would include digitising species records into Microsoft Excel & preparing data into a suitable format for import to the Fife Nature Records Centre database. Gain exp & develop transferable skills, work within a passionate team & access training opportunities. Depending on skills & interests, involvement could also include helping with event preparation & assisting in the development of content for the website & leaflets. Computer literacy & an eye for detail is important; exp of Excel & an interest in wildlife are beneficial.  This role may suit volunteers based in the Glenrothes area as the role would be within our office in the town. ASK: Roles can be tailored to your interests & availability, please see https://c-js.co.uk/2QuhkjX

JOB: Visitor Centres Volunteers

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Holme Dunes or Ranworth Broad

PAY: Training and expenses

FOR: Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Several opportunities for volunteers to help in our busy seasonal visitor centres at Holme Dunes & Ranworth Broad, both of which are fabulous locations. You will be the welcoming face of NWT, sharing your enthusiasm, handling money & promoting our work. They are open 7 days a week, so there are a variety of flexible roles to fit into the rotas, incl regular commitments or more occasional cover, with a particular need for weekends & school holidays. We are keen to find more volunteers to help out at our Information Centre on Malthouse Staithe, near our Ranworth Broad Visitor Centre, especially on Sundays. ASK: For a full role description & to apply visit https://c-js.co.uk/2IUbPCv & send your application forms to alanm@norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

JOB: Fife Nature Records Centre Event Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Fife (various)

PAY: Training

FOR: Fife Nature Records Centre (based within Fife Council)

Help us engage the public in biological recording & the wildlife of Fife in person. Gain exp & develop transferable skills, work within a passionate team & access training opportunities. We hold a small number of events & training courses every year & attend a number of events with a small stand & display.  Depending on the event, the role may involve helping set up a display & / or training space, assisting with administration on the day & talking to the public. Depending on skills & interests, involvement could also include helping with event planning, preparation & production of materials. Events are anywhere in Fife, different days of the week & different times - we would like to gather details of interested individuals who we could contact when an opportunity arose. A friendly demeanour & interest in wildlife & biological recording are important. ASK: Roles can be tailored to your interests & availability, see https://c-js.co.uk/2QuhkjX

JOB: Fife Nature Records Centre Communications Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Home / office (Glenrothes, Fife)

PAY: Training

FOR: Fife Nature Records Centre (based within Fife Council)

Help us engage the public in biological recording and the wildlife of Fife through production of materials and content. This could involve helping with the development of written content for and / or the design of leaflets, the website and other communications or publicity materials. Gain experience and develop transferable skills, work within a passionate team and access training opportunities. It could be an ongoing role or would also be suitable for someone who might be interested in helping on particular projects, so we would also be interested in gathering details of a number of interested individuals who could be contacted as and when opportunities arose.  An eye for design and / or good written communication skills are important. ASK: Roles can be tailored to your interests and availability, please see https://c-js.co.uk/2QuhkjX

JOB: Shorewatch Residential Volunteer & Guide

BE4: 11/1/19

LOC: Sey Bay, Moray, NE Scotland

PAY: Full training given

FOR: Whale and Dolphin Conservation

3 March - 31 October. Role includes:  delivering environmental interpretation - inspiring people through land-based dolphin watching, tours, talks and guided wildlife walks; managing ‘front of house’ of the visitor centre including; welcoming visitors, customer service in the Centre’s eco-friendly gift shop (3-4 days per week); assisting the Policy Officer with the development of the WDC Shorewatch Programme; carrying out shore-based dolphin, whale and porpoise observations from various locations around Scotland, visiting partner organisations and cultivating relationships at these sites (1-2 days per week); citizen science - research in the form of hourly 10 min land-based cetacean watches; supporting recruitment and training of Shorewatch volunteers; digital marketing - managing social media as a tool to engage Shorewatch volunteers, creating physical and digital marketing resources; managing data collection and input from shore-based sites; support the organisation development and delivery of community events & talks; administration duties. ASK: More information: https://c-js.co.uk/2QIre0m

JOB: Wildlife Ambassador

BE4: 14/1/19

LOC: Yorkshire Wide

PAY: Training and help towards travel expenses

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

All across Yorkshire we’re reaching out into communities to connect people with nature. Through events at our nature reserves as well as community events, our fantastic team of volunteers and staff are inspiring Yorkshire folk to explore the wildlife on their doorstep.  We’re looking for new Wildlife Ambassadors who will help us to reach even more people. You’ll be teamed up with staff at our nature reserves or at events to talk to the people we meet there. You will be sharing your passion for wildlife with the people you meet by talking to them and telling our stories and also involving families is simple craft activities. If you have a passion for wildlife and if you’re a great communicator who would like to use your skills to inspire others about wildlife, we’d love to hear from you! Various times available and flexible to suit the volunteer. ASK: Get in touch to find out more volunteering@ywt.org.uk or call 01904 659570.

JOB: Web & Graphic Designer

BE4: 21/12/18

IV: 21/12/2018

LOC: Home Based

PAY: Small stipend to cover expenses

FOR: A Focus on Nature

You will work with other committee members to update the content of our website, embed content, & develop new material for our site as well as design graphics when needed. This is an excellent role for someone looking to get into digital communications. We ideally want someone with a creative vision & an eye for detail. Web development & graphic experience is ideal, but we understand that individuals may have different backgrounds. Please do not be put off from applying if you feel you may not be experienced enough. Applicants must be below the age of 28 at the time of application. We expect the role will with be for a minimum of one year, maximum of 3. It is anticipated the role will require an average of 4-6 hours per week, although this may increase in times when your support is needed more. ASK: More information: www.afocusonnature.org/vacancies

JOB: Social Media Officer

BE4: 21/12/18

IV: 21/12/2018

LOC: Home Based

PAY: Small stipend to cover expenses

FOR: A Focus on Nature

You will work with all members of the committee, as well as members of AFON, to ensure the blog & social media accounts are kept up to date with the latest news, events & information. In particular, you will be working closely with the Associate Director to promote the Now for Nature campaign. You need to have a passion for social media & some experience with using different platforms. Experience with writing, & preferably editing other people’s wiring is highly desirable. You will need strong organisational skills in order to plan content for the blog, schedule social media posts & plan the social media strategy & content for campaigns. Applicants must be below the age of 28 at the time of application. We expect the role will with be 1-3 years. It is anticipated the role will require an average of 6-8 hours per week, although this will increase in September 2019. ASK: More information: www.afocusonnature.org/vacancies

JOB: Social Media Officer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Newcastle Upon Tyne

PAY:

FOR: Natural History Society of Northumbria

We are looking for someone to join us as part of our ‘Towards 2029’ project and work alongside NHSN staff to plan and deliver exciting natural history content across our existing social media channels. The ideal candidate will have: a sound knowledge of the natural world; good organisational and planning skills; great written skills; a flare for creativity; familiarity with Twitter, Facebook and Instagram; strong IT skills; self-motivation; a firm grasp of the type of content that appeals to different audiences. ASK: Should this role interest you, please email a CV and short introductory email (no need for a cover letter) to james.common@newcastle.ac.uk. A drop-in session will be on Wednesday 9 January to allow candidates to meet the staff.

JOB: Arundel Welcome Team

BE4: N / A

LOC: WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, Mill Rd, Arundel BN18 9PB

PAY: Uniform and training provided where necessary. Free entry to all WWT centres, and a discount in the cafe and shop on volunteering days.

FOR: WWT

At WWT Arundel Wetland Centre we want to ensure that our visitors receive a warm, friendly welcome to ensure they have a comfortable and enjoyable visit. In this role you’ll be part of the team providing a helping hand to ensuring that our visitors have a great day to remember from start to finish. You’ll also be a key representative and champion of WWT actively engaging our visitors, providing them with information and advising them on our latest conservation initiatives and the benefits of our membership scheme. You receive free entry to all WWT centres, and a discount in the cafe and shop on volunteering days. Time commitment: one day per week, between 10am & 3pm, with breaks. ASK: For more information and to apply, please visit: https://c-js.co.uk/2RHq96q

JOB: Events Residential Volunteer & Guide

BE4: 11/1/19

LOC: Spey Bay, Moray, NE Scotland

PAY: Full training given

FOR: Whale and Dolphin Conservation

3 March - 31 October. Supporting the implementation of the WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre ‘events’ programme which runs from April to October and involves a variety of responsibilities including: creating, organising and delivering conservation events and activities - aimed at children from 3-11 years, young people and adults; organising and delivering conservation themed guided wildlife and nature walks; developing topical conservation talks and workshops; digital marketing; creating and managing social media posts; citizen science; working with the Scottish Wildlife Trust and the local Spey Fishery Board, assisting with the monitoring of mink and habitat management; attending a variety of local coastal community events; assisting with school visits and activities at the Centre and the also offsite events and Shorewatch site visits; delivering environmental interpretation - inspiring people through land-based dolphin watching, tours, talks and guided wildlife walks; visitor engagement; managing ‘front of house’ of the visitor centre. ASK: More information: https://c-js.co.uk/2QIre0m

JOB: Visitor Experience Photographer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Llanelli Wetland Centre, Llanelli, SA14 9SH

PAY: Uniform and training

FOR: WWT

At WWT, we create and conserve wetlands and save species. We bring awe-inspiring nature up close and let it do the talking. We help people to feel part of something amazing and motivate them to make a difference. In this role you will be visiting your local WWT centre on a weekly basis to capture visitors’ experiences, wildlife spectacles, different species or birds and our volunteers for inclusion in promotional material for print, online and social media. We are looking for confident and creative photographers to volunteer for a few hours a week, photographing visitors, animals and landscapes. No formal quals are required but a portfolio would be an advantage. ASK: For a full role description and to apply, please visit https://c-js.co.uk/2DDdL3d

JOB: Practial & Events Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: K-Woodlands, 1 Burley Place, East Kilbride, G74 5LZ

PAY: Travel expenses

FOR: East Kilbride Community Trust

3-8 hpw. Gain new skills, meet new friends and enjoy the outdoors! We are looking for enthusiastic, keen volunteers to assist on our woodland events and also help in maintaining the woodland. Practical duties include painting signs, pruning trees and bushes, fixing fencing, tree surveying as well as litter picking. As this is a new project we are looking to further develop our community woodlands, so are always looking for a fresh pair of eyes to help with ideas.  Event duties include assisting before and after the event. Our events vary from movie nights in the woods to making bow and arrows and den building with kids. ASK: If you are looking for experience working with the local community or maintenance conservation work then please get in touch! email stephen@ekct.co.uk or phone 07590633376 for further details.

JOB: District Representative

BE4: 31/12/18

LOC: Essex, based near Colchester.

PAY: 0

FOR: CPREssex

CPRE Essex is looking for a passionate individual who shows great compassion towards the protection of our countryside. Main objectives: represent the district for CPRE Essex at meetings and events; point of contact for local members and volunteers; investigate local planning concerns and other threats; set-up initiatives in your area (litter picking, local schools, and campaigns). The role is very flexible, with majority of your time spent being home-based, however we do require you to attend meetings occasionally. A vehicle is desired but not essential. ASK: Please contact me directly at mrsamuels@live.co.uk for more information.

JOB: Event Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Northern Ireland

PAY: Expenses

FOR: Woodland Trust

We are looking for active and enthusiastic volunteers to assist at agricultural events at various locations in Northern Ireland. In this role you will have the opportunity to utilise your communication and people skills to work alongside other volunteers, to engage with the public and support event delivery. You will be using your natural enthusiasm, practical and people skills and your passion for nature to help us interact with the public to encourage them to become engaged with the Woodland Trust's work. ASK: Visit https://c-js.co.uk/2MMP0qk for further information.

JOB: Volunteer Fundraiser RSPB

BE4:

LOC: Homebased – North East

PAY: Training / expenses

FOR: RSPB

Part time long term placement, required for 1 hour / month. The RSPB is looking for Volunteer Fundraisers in the North East to help manage our Pin Badge boxes in their local communities. The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. We are the largest wildlife conservation organisation in Europe with over one million members, and our work largely depends on money donated by the public. The Volunteer Fundraisers will be in charge of placing and servicing the boxes by collecting and banking donations every 4 weeks as well as restocking the badges. The only requirements are enthusiasm, basic computer knowledge and access to the internet. All necessary training is provided. The role is very flexible and works with anyone's schedule. All donations go towards protecting wildlife in the North East. Last year, the team raised an incredible £210,000 in donations from our pin badge boxes. Could you help us raise even more? ASK: For more information contact Polina Utkina, 01912334312, polina.utkina@rspb.org.uk

JOB: Volunteer Events and Guided Walk Assistants

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Farnham & Hazeley Heath RSPB Reserves

PAY: Training / expenses

FOR: RSPB

Are you able to inspire people about nature? We are looking for people to chat, help and have fun! We want to make Farnham & Hazeley Heath reserves a wonderful place for everyone. Although we do not have a visitors centre we do attend local activities and are looking for people like you who can bring the personal touch to the world of nature and be able to enthuse people about wildlife and the RSPB locally.   Your tasks will be varied but will include: assisting with guided walks; helping to set up, run a small event stand and pack away afterwards; chatting to people about our heathland reserves and the work of the RSPB; assisting with creating promotional work; creating information displays.   This is a seasonal role but we tend to be busier during the spring and summer. Time commitment: At least 1 day per month. ASK: Contact: Mary Braddock, RSPB, c/o Rural Life Centre, The Reeds, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2DL, 01252 795632, 07714 271024 mary.braddock@rspb.org.uk

JOB: Voluntary River Steward

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Sheffield

PAY: Training / Uniform / Expenses

FOR: River Stewardship Company

2 or 3 days per week for a continuous 9 month period. The Voluntary River Steward will assist the RSC Landscape team to deliver a variety of waterway maintenance tasks and habitat improvements on Yorkshire’s waterways. The successful post holder will gain experience in tasks including: felling, coppicing and pollarding trees; planting trees, shrubs and other flora; habitat creation such as the erection of kingfisher perches and otter holts; invasive species control and litter and debris management within the river channel, banks and riverside footpaths. There will also be an opportunity to assist in the delivery of a variety of community engagement activities, such as running practical volunteer days, waterway-related and environmental workshops in schools and guided walks. ASK: Contact Sarah Emberson sarah.emberson@the-rsc.co.uk

JOB: Voluntary Officer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Leicester / National Forest

PAY: Travel expenses, full training provided for trainee leader roles

FOR: The Conservation Volunteers

Time: 2+ days per week. A range of posts available for keen people wanting to be involved in conservation - we have opportunities for practical conservation leadership roles including for complete beginners, but also vacancies for back office work e.g. in publicity and social media, funding applications, communications for those with relevant skills. Get in touch and we will find you a niche! We are also looking for casual volunteers for our practical work days. ASK:

JOB: Volunteer Community Fundraising Champion

BE4: 17/3/19

IV: 17/03/2019

LOC: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire or Oxfordshire

PAY: Limited expenses

FOR: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Flexible! Give as much or as little time as you can spare. We know that a personal touch goes a long way in persuading people to get involved in causes that are close to their hearts, either through cash donations or getting more actively involved. Get to know your local neighbourhood and use your approachable personality to find locations for collection tins, set up fundraising events or attend local meetings. If you can travel around your local area and would like to bring people together to raise funds for wildlife then we would love to hear from you. You will be part of a friendly team, inspiring people to look after wildlife in your local area and gaining valuable fundraising experience. Access to free meetings, events and training for volunteers. BBOWT works to secure a better future for wildlife in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. ASK: For more information contact fundraising@bbowt.org.uk

JOB: Land Of Oak & Iron Events Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Derwent Valley, NE England

PAY: Training

FOR: Land of Oak & Iron (Through Groundwork NE & Cumbria)

Approx 1 day / month. Provide support to the Land of Oak & Iron staff team & partner orgs in organising & helping on the day at a range of events to promote Land of Oak & Iron & opportunities for local people to take part. Tasks may incl event planning & publicity, setting up on the day, running activities & talking to members of the public. Individuals need no prior exp, just enthusiasm & passion for the area. ASK: Find out more from Kath Marshall-Ivens kath.marshall-ivens@groundwork.org.uk 01207 524883 / 07966 330028

JOB: Treasurer

BE4: N / A

LOC: South London

PAY: Travel & lunch expenses / some training

FOR: The South London Botanical Institute

2-3 hpw plus 6 Trustee meetings p.a. The present Treasurer is retiring, so we are looking for a successor to direct the financial management of SLBI & lead the Finance Team (FT).   An interesting & central (unpaid) trustee role.  You will join a group of trustees with various skills, experiences & lead responsibilities. Duties incl: oversight of grant budgets & funds; preparation & presentation of quarterly management accounts & finance reports to the trustees; liaison with the Independent Examiner regarding Annual Accounts; contribution to Chairman’s Annual Report; liaising with the SLBI Administrator to ensure accurate book-keeping & payments; reviewing & developing internal financial procedures so they are robust & user-friendly; 2-yearly review of investment policy every 2 years; contributing to drafting & reviewing fund-raising programme; drawing up & monitoring budgets for the organisation & grant applications; reviewing monthly payroll (processed externally), ensuring correct distribution against funds/budgets & authorising payments; leading the Finance Team. ASK: For further details please contact us via email: info@slbi.org.uk or tel. 02086745787.

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: Independent Events Team Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Across Norfolk

PAY: Training and expenses

FOR: Norfolk Wildlife Trust

On average one day per month. We are building a team of enthusiastic volunteers with excellent communication skills to represent the Trust at a variety of events throughout Norfolk. You will be supporting NWT and raising awareness of our work by providing friendly face to face contact and distributing information and events leaflets.  ASK: For more information about this opportunity please visit the webpage https://c-js.co.uk/2IUbPCv where you will be able to download a role description and an application form or contact Alan Marchbank alanm@norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk or on 01603 598360.

JOB: Dragonfly Centre Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Wicken Fen Dragonfly Centre, Lode Lane, Wicken, Ely, CB7 5XP

PAY: Training

FOR: British Dragonfly Society

We would like to be able to open our Dragonfly Centre at Wicken Fen every weekend and bank holiday from May-Sept every year. We need plenty of enthusiastic volunteers to help us make this a reality! If you have an interest in wildlife, like chatting to people and live within travel distance of Wicken Fen please get in touch! We would love to welcome you to our small friendly team. Full training will be given and you can do half day or full day - whatever time you can spare will be appreciated. No experience needed, all welcome! We look forward to hearing from you. Time Commitment: As much as you can give, 1 day a year or 1 day a week in the summer, it all helps us out. ASK: Contact: Fiona McKenna fiona.mckenna@british-dragonflies.org.uk

JOB: Trustee

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Gwent, South Wales

PAY: Training and expenses reimbursed

FOR: Gwent Wildlife Trust

Approx 1 day per month. Do you have a passion for wildlife conservation and expertise in the field of ecology, environmental education or charity and business management? With a new 5-year strategic plan in development and significant investment being made in fundraising and project development, this is a particularly dynamic time to join Gwent Wildlife Trust's Council as a trustee. We'd particularly like to hear from anyone with a background in fundraising, charity finance, ecology or law. ASK: Visit www.gwentwildlife.org/jobs or email info@gwentwildlife.org for more info.

JOB: Far Ings Visitor Centre Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Far Ings National Nature Reserve

PAY: 0

FOR: Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteers help in the visitor centre welcoming members of the public to the reserve, giving information about wildlife, helping visitors orientate themselves & locate facilities & selling items in the shop. You will need to be friendly & enjoy meeting people of all ages & backgrounds. You must be trustworthy & numerate, happy to handle money & willing to use a till (till training will be given). A general knowledge of wildlife would be useful but this knowledge can be learnt ‘on the job’. The visitor centre is open Wednesday, Thursday & Friday afternoons from 1pm until 4pm. The centre is also open weekends & Bank Holidays 10am-4pm. Volunteers are requested to do a morning or an afternoon whenever they are able. ASK: Please contact Leanne Smart on 01652 637055 or faringscentre@lincstrust.co.uk for more details.

JOB: Volunteer Fundraising Officer

BE4: 17/3/19

IV: 17/03/2019

LOC: Littlemore, Oxford

PAY: Limited expenses

FOR: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Two weekdays per week; can be flexible to fit around your life. Last year, BBOWT secured the future for a magical area of farmland alongside the Thames in Oxfordshire. We could only do this with generous donations from individuals and organisations. Assisting our fundraising team to research potential donors or apply for funding, you can help ensure that we have the money needed to protect wildlife in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. If you enjoy a bit of detective work, feel confident about approaching donors and would love to spend time meeting people at some of our glorious reserves, then this could be the opportunity for you! You will be part of a friendly team, learning about fundraising within a wildlife charity ASK: For more information contact fundraising@bbowt.org.uk

JOB: Event Volunteer - Mass Engagement

BE4: N / A

LOC: Birmingham, Hereford, Oxford, York

PAY: 0

FOR: Woodland Trust

The Events Programming Team work nationally across the Woodland Trust to deliver mass audience events which raise brand awareness of the Woodland Trust. The aim is to engage and inspire those audiences about the aims and work of the Woodland Trust and to encourage them to get involved and support our cause. We are looking for volunteers to assist us at events in 2019 in the following locations: Birmingham; Hay-on-Wye, Hereford; Oxford; Castle Howard, York. You will have the opportunity to utilise your communication and people skills, to volunteer alongside the staff at the event, to engage with large audiences and support our delivery of events. As part of our events team you will: be part of the staff rota for an event; attend pre-event briefing calls over the telephone / video conferencing; engage with the public and deal with questions and queries at the event; give post-event feedback so each event can be evaluated going forward; collect names and addresses of members of the public, adhering to data protection / GDPR; help with tidying up after the event. Please only apply if you are interested in volunteering at one or more of the above locations. ASK: For further details and to apply visit https://c-js.co.uk/2CqpRw7

JOB: Volunteer Fundraiser (Pin Badges)

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: South West - Home Based

PAY: Training / equipment

FOR: RSPB

Do you want to do something rewarding for nature? It only takes a couple of hours a month! It doesn't matter if you are retired, employed, unemployed or just looking for something to do by becoming a pin badge volunteer in your area, looking after our pin badge boxes you will be able to raise vital funds for nature. Managing the boxes is easy & flexible working around your lifestyle giving you the chance to get out & about in your area, developing your fundraising & communication skills which can be added to your CV. Gaining you useful skills while being part of the movement to save nature. Everything you need will be provided & you will have the support of the area community fundraiser to guide you on your volunteering experience.    ASK: Contact: Anna Canvin 01392 453753 anna.canvin@rspb.org.uk

JOB: Visitor Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: RSPB Sandwell Valley, Great Barr, B43 5AG

PAY: Training

FOR: RSPB Sandwell Valley

Our visitor volunteers work across the visitor centre & the lakeside viewpoint, making a large flexible team whose focus is great customer service & promoting this special nature reserve. We know that wildlife inspires people, so interpreting the wildlife here is important, whether it’s pointing out swans or swallows, hoverflies or hawthorn. The visitors centre will have basic refreshment facilities & equipment to hire, you will help visitors get what they need. Collect car parking payments at the till & help with keeping the welcome area clean & tidy.   RSPB membership really is the lifeblood of the society & underpins every single thing we do. Introducing visitors to the idea of membership is important too. You will have the confidence to strike up a conversation with strangers & a desire to help, an enthusiasm for conservation & wildlife; but most importantly of all you will need a friendly demeanour & a ready smile. Full induction & training for the role will be provided as well as the opportunity to attend a whole host of training opportunities, such as H&S, wildlife ID courses & even face painting training. Commitment 3 hours per week. ASK: Contact: sandwellvalley@rspb.org.uk

JOB: Events and Activities Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: RSPB Sandwell Valley, Great Barr, B43 5AG

PAY: Training

FOR: RSPB Sandwell Valley

We regularly hold events on the reserve to encourage visitors to get closer to nature and learn more about the wildlife at Sandwell.  Annual events include bat and moth nights, bird ringing and family favourites like Easter egg hunts. You will be helping our visitor experience team by helping us deliver events on the nature reserve. You might be welcoming visitors, pond dipping or taking payment. The event activities vary every time and you will help us make them a success. You will also help by setting up activities in the first place and then helping us clear away afterwards.  We just need you to come with bags of enthusiasm and an interest in wildlife and the outdoors; we can supply and training you might need.  Experience of working with children would be helpful as our events are often family focused. ASK: Contact: sandwellvalley@rspb.org.uk

JOB: Student Work Experience Placements

BE4: 31/12/18

IV: 31/12/2018

LOC: Jersey

PAY: Training

FOR: Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Durrell is delighted to be able to offer a number of work exp placements which will give you a unique understanding of working for an international conservation organisation. Develop your skills across a variety of departments, incl the mammal, bird, herpetology, lab & veterinary, education & marketing departments. There is also the opportunity to complete research projects & dissertations during your placement. Please download the guidelines here https://c-js.co.uk/2PPssD0. We will be taking applications from mid-September 2018 for: summer placements (min eight weeks) - starting May / June 2019 to September 2019; short-term placements (min eight weeks) - starting September 2019 to May / June 2020; long-term placements (9-12 months) - 1st September 2019 to August 2020. If you are selected for interview we will arrange to contact you via Skype or telephone in early January 2019. If you are required to complete a research project during your placement please indicate this at the time of your application. ASK: To apply please send a CV & a letter of application to eluned.price@durrell.org. Please indicate which placement & your preferred department(s). Chat: Eluned Price, eluned.price@durrell.org, 01534 860044

JOB: Community Talks Volunteer

BE4: ?

LOC: RSPB Sandwell Valley nature reserve, Great Barr, Birmingham

PAY: Support, training & travel expenses

FOR: RSPB Sandwell Valley

Help us help our local community, by spreading the word about RSPB Sandwell Valley, and giving engaging talks! RSPB Sandwell Valley is an enchanting urban green space located in the middle of a vibrant and diverse community. We are looking for volunteers to help us reach out to local people working 1 day every 2 months minimum commitment. You will deliver inspiring talks about RSPB Sandwell Valley to local community groups, inspiring them to come and visit. The talks will cover a range of topics relating to the nature reserve, such as nature and wellbeing, the history of the site, and the wildlife of Sandwell Valley. We are looking for someone with the “gift of the gab”! If you enjoy meeting new people, being in the spotlight, and are a confident speaker, this is the role for you. You will be making a meaningful difference in your local community and support the work of RSPB Sandwell Valley. ASK: Contact Rita Gries rita.gries@rspb.org.uk for further information and to apply.

JOB: Event Volunteer - Wales

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Wales

PAY: Expenses

FOR: Woodland Trust

In this role you will have the opportunity to utilise your communication and people skills to work alongside Woodland Trust staff and volunteers at events to engage with our audiences and support delivery of these events. This is a great opportunity for those who want to meet people in the heart of the community and for those who have an interest in woods, nature and trees. It is also ideal for volunteers wanting to develop their skills and experience in the tourism, events or conservation sector. ASK: Visit our website for further details and to apply https://c-js.co.uk/2KEy0xk

JOB: Volunteer Officer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Waltham Forest, London

PAY: Training and expenses

FOR: TCV

3 or 4 days a week for min 6 month. Help deliver the Biodiversity Action Team programme in East London, which provides opportunities for people to keep fit & gain skills while improving & engaging with their local green spaces through practical conservation sessions. You will assist the Project Officer in elements of planning, promotion, delivery & administration of the project. The role will provide an opportunity to gain hands-on exp of practical conservation work, developing your knowledge & skills. Free training includes courses in leadership, first aid, risk assessment, H&S, safeguarding & practical conservation skills. At the end of your placement you will have a set of skills & exp that should better equip you to find paid work in the environmental sector. No prev exp required, just an enthusiasm for the environment & outdoor work. Full UK driving licence for at least 1 year & willingness to take MiDAS assessment. Over 18s only. ASK: Contact Tom Nandi t.nandi@tcv.org.uk

JOB: Events Coordinator

BE4: 31/12/18

LOC: Essex

PAY: Expenses

FOR: CPREssex

Role includes: representing CPRE Essex at events; organising content for the event; event planning. We are looking for a passionate individual who has a passion for the countryside and must also have an approachable, positive attitude. A driving licence is not essential, but is recommended ASK: Please contact me at mrsamuels@live.co.uk

JOB: Spurn Ranger Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Spurn, Kilnsea, East Yorkshire

PAY: Training & help towards travel expenses

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

There’s lots of see and do at Spurn and as there are so many interesting features on this site that is 3 miles in length, we’d like volunteers to help us engage with visitors at specific features of the site and also to help keep people safe at high tides. You’ll be part of a team of volunteers who help to make Spurn a fantastic place to visit, you’ll like spending time talking to people and helping them to have an inspiring day. Full training and induction to the role will be given, you’ll just need to bring lots of enthusiasm and a willingness to make each visitors trip to Spurn a memorable one! Various times available and flexible to suit the volunteer. ASK: Contact 01904 659570 or email voluntering@ywt.org.uk for an application form or more information.

Directors

The Welsh Perry and Cider Society is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the production of cider and perry in Wales and greater appreciation of these natural craft drinks.

The Society now has vacancies for Directors to join its Board on a voluntary basis to assist in the management and running of the Society and to help steer it towards further project funding.  Directors are responsible for the Governance of the Society, setting the strategic direction and financial management


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Sector: Administration, support and IT. Publicity and Fundraising
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Region: Wales
  • Posted: 04/12/2018


Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.