Visitor Engagement Volunteer (On Reserves) (Montiaghs Moss Nature Reserve)

Save to Favorites

ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: RSPB Northern Ireland


The RSPB manages a big network of nature reserves which are havens for wildlife, and importantly very special places for people of all ages and abilities to visit and experience a nature rich landscape.

Nature is in trouble, there aren't many places left where wildlife can thrive, that is why we want to welcome more people to these places.

We are looking for volunteers who can help with all our visitor engagement activities, from welcoming people on arrival, to leading events and activities. Our events and activities are aimed at all age ranges from toddlers to families, new to nature and those who are already nature lovers.

As a Visitor Engagement Volunteer at Montiaghs Moss you will be:

  • Providing a friendly welcome to visitors when they arrive.
  • Having conversations with visitors and finding out how you can help them enjoy their visit and explaining the key species you can see at Montiaghs.
  • Helping deliver events and activities, including setting up and clearing away afterwards.
  • Talking to the public about the work of the RSPB, what we're all about and asking them if they would like to become members if the conversation takes you there.
  • Ensuring the welcome area is clean and tidy, leaflets are replenished, and information boards are up to date.

Full training and support will be provide for this role but you do need to be a 'people person’ and have good communication skills.

This is a really rewarding and enjoyable role. You will be working with a friendly team on a beautiful nature reserve, you will have the opportunity to make new friends and spend time outdoors. You will get to meet loads of new people in this role, enjoying conversation and helping people have a wonderful visit. For this role you can commit as much or as little time as you want.

There is always the opportunity to learn new things and gain skills through volunteering, by working on a reserve, you'll naturally learn all about how nature reserves are managed and the wildlife that is found there.

Why we want you

The RSPB manages a big network of nature reserves which are havens for wildlife, and importantly very special places for people of all ages and abilities to visit and experience a nature rich landscape.

Nature is in trouble, there aren't many places left where wildlife can thrive, that is why we want to welcome more people to these places.

We are looking for volunteers who can help with all our visitor engagement activities, from welcoming people on arrival, to leading events and activities. Our events and activities are aimed at all age ranges from toddlers to families, new to nature and those who are already nature lovers.

The RSPB is the UK's largest nature conservation charity! Join our fantastic volunteers who are helping to inspire everyone to give nature a home and secure a healthy environment for wildlife. We will help you gain skills and give you an invaluable insight into our essential work.

The skills you need
  • Essential:
  • A 'people person’, who enjoys meeting new people and is a confident communicator.
  • Beneficial:
  • Attention to detail.
  • Organisational skills, to help ensure events and activities are carried out safely.
  • Wildlife expertise or in-depth knowledge of the RSPB required is not required for this role.
What's in it for you
  • You will be working with a friendly team on a beautiful nature reserve, you will have the opportunity to make new friends and spend time outdoors. You will get to meet loads of new people in this role, enjoying conversation and helping people have a wonderful visit.
  • There is always the opportunity to learn new things and gain skills through volunteering, by working on a reserve, you'll naturally learn all about how nature reserves are managed and the wildlife that is found there.
Disclaimer

Suitable for under 18's. The RSPB will reimburse you for out of pocket expenses travel expenses, we will provide the equipment, training and any uniform needed for you to complete the role We’re now the largest nature conservation charity in the country, consistently delivering successful conservation, forging powerful new partnerships with other organisations and inspiring others to stand up and give nature the home it deserves. We rely on the support and generosity of our volunteers to make a difference Our work stretches far beyond the UK. Wherever wildlife is in threat, we'll work with partners across the globe to help save it and give it a home. 

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

This opportunity is recurring

5125 More opportunities with Idealist.org

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}
More
Opportunities

About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Environment
Animals, Community, Environment

WHEN

Wed Mar 01, 2023 - Fri Mar 01, 2024
04:00 PM - 03:59 PM

WHERE

Featherbed RoadCraigavon, Northern Ireland BT67United Kingdom

(54.50236,-6.26296)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKENDS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

Report this opportunity

We're sorry, this opportunity is no longer active.

Idealist.org has 5126 more opportunities, please check them out.

See Opportunities