Visitor Engagement Volunteer

What’s involved?  Supporting the income generation team and visitor centre assistants with their events.  Being an ambassador for Durham Wildlife Trust.  Promoting and impassioning the wildlife and wider benefits of the nature reserve  Attending events on the day, helping with car parking, sign-in, entrance fees and general tasks.  Talking to members of the public about membership, signposting them and being a welcoming face for the site.  Helping to keep entrance areas and bathrooms clean and tidy and keep the visitor centre looking welcoming.  Focus on weekends and schools holidays, when the site is busiest.  Daily site upkeep, including litter picking, emptying of bins and upkeep of signage. What will you get out of it?  Learn about different wildlife and the work of Durham Wildlife Trust.  Gain confidence in speaking to people.  Helping to raise income for wildlife conservation from Tees to Tyne.  Be part of a wonderful team of staff and volunteers.  Gain friendship and socialization.


What skills do I need?  An interest in and enthusiasm for wildlife.  Good initiative and ability to recognise an opportunity.  Good communication skills and confidence in speaking to people.  Reliable and hardworking.  The ability to organise and empower people to take action
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  • Children
  • Environment
  • Families and Parenting
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Older People
  • Wildlife and Animals
  • Young People


  • Advice and Information
  • Creativity
  • Fundraising and Finance
  • General Helping
  • Local Events
  • Marketing and Media
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Practical Skills


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve


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