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Volunteer Assistant Ranger

Overview: An opportunity to gain valuable experience for a career in conservation by completing both on-the-job and formal training in habitat management with further opportunities to get involved with visitor centre management and environmental education, depending on the interests of the candidate. The successful applicant will have the chance to assist with practical management tasks, manage other volunteers, help in the visitor centre and assist with the planning and delivery of environmental education.

What could I be doing?

• Assist with a wide range of habitat management tasks.

• Assist with the delivery of environmental education events.

• Contribute to ecological survey work.

• Help monitor and maintain site infrastructure.

• Lead volunteer work parties on practical tasks.

• Undertake any other duties which are commensurate with the role.

• Being a friendly and professional while representing Essex Wildlife Trust

Skills

Enthusiasm and passion for the environment and conservation & some understanding of ecology/conservation/land management.

• Enjoy working outdoors.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new things.

• Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Facebook and general use of the internet.

Register your interest

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Posted for

Essex Wildlife Trust - Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

Posted by

Volunteer Essex

Register your interest

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Interests

  • Older People
  • Wildlife and Animals

Activities

  • Local Events
  • Practical Skills
  • Supporting Charities

Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel expenses may be reimbursed, but this must be discussed prior to claiming
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
    Available on request to volunteering@essexwt.org.uk
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and Safety Policy

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 29/01/2018 - 29/01/2019

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

Thameside Nature Park
Mucking Wharf Road
Mucking
Stanford-Le-Hope
SS17 0RN

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